Need some help with NetGroupAddUser

MRAB python at mrabarnett.plus.com
Tue Nov 11 16:04:18 CET 2014


On 2014-11-11 04:30, Jaimin Ajmeri wrote:
>   <kcollins15 <at> cfl.rr.com> writes:
>
>>
>> New B question -- Need help with win32net.NetGroupAddUser.  I used Mark
> Hammond
>> sample code to create a new user from his book Python Programming on Win32. I
>> then added one line to add the newuser to a group.
>> def CreateUserAndShare(userName, fullName):
>>     homeDir = "%s\\%s" % (serverName, userName)
>>     # Create user data in information level 3 (PyUSER_INFO_3) format.
>>     userData = {}
>>     userData['name'] = userName
>>     userData['full_name'] = fullName
>>     userData['password'] = userName
>>     userData['flags'] = win32netcon.UF_NORMAL_ACCOUNT | win32netcon.UF_SCRIPT
>>     userData['priv'] = win32netcon.USER_PRIV_USER
>>     userData['home_dir'] = homeDir
>>     userData['home_dir_drive'] = "P:"
>>     userData['primary_group_id'] = ntsecuritycon.DOMAIN_GROUP_RID_USERS
>>     userData['password_expired'] = 1 # User must change password next logon.
>>
>>     # Create the user
>>     win32net.NetUserAdd(serverName, 3, userData)
>>     win32net.NetGroupAddUser(serverName, "Administrator", userName)
>>
>> This is my error:
>> pywintypes.api_error: (2220, 'NetGroupAddUser', 'The group name could not be
>> found.')
>> What should I be using for the groupname parameter, I've tried them all,
>> Administrator, Guests, Users ext.... Any help will be greatly appreciated.
>> Thanks,
>> kc
>>
>>
>
> Hello kcollins15,
>
>     Just try this.....
>
> import win32api
> import win32net
>
> ###############################
>
> Code to create user goes here
>
> ###############################
>
> ######################################################################
>
> # Code to add created user to a group (on a local machine)
>
> serverName = "\\\\" + win32api.GetComputerName()
> domain = win32api.GetDomainName()
> data = [{"domainandname" : domain + "\\TestUser"}]
> print "Adding...."
> win32net.NetLocalGroupAddMembers(serverName,"Users",3,data)
> print "Added Successfully !!"
>
> ######################################################################
>
> This is working piece of code. It worked for me, I needed to add newly
> created user to the group called "Users".
>
> Just replace "Users" with "Administrator".
>
> I'll get back soon on how and when NetGroupAddUser() should be used.
>
> Hope it helps...!
> Jaimin Ajmeri
>
I think you're replying to a post that's more than 10 years old!




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