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How to find the Actual Logon Domain Name of a Client Computer


Author: Nirmal Sharma MVP

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Summary

The following knowledgebase will show you how to find a client�s actual domain name on which client has logged on successfully.

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By typing Net Config Workstation you can see the domain name. The output will be:

  • Computer name��������������������������������� �\\computer_name
  • Full Computer name��������������������������� computer_name.example1.example.com
  • User name������������������������������������������� testuser
  • Workstation active on���������������
  • Software version�������� ������������������������� Windows 2002
  • Workstation domain���������������������������� EXAMPLE
  • Workstation Domain DNS Name������ example1.example.com
  • Logon domain������������������������������������Example1
  • COM Open Timeout (sec)�������������� ���� 0
  • COM Send Count (byte)��������������� ����� 16
  • COM Send Timeout (msec)���������������� 250

The �Logon domain� in above output shows the domain name on which client has logged on successfully. This domain controller of this domain has logged on client successfully. This also shows that there is trust relationship between child and parent domains.

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Article Info
Article ID : 555997
Revision : 1
Created on : 9/23/2007
Published on : 9/23/2007
Exists online : False
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