Network Enumerations (3)

Having seen the 2 previous offerings which front load the enumeration in such a way that on a large or awkward network they can take a long time to return, I took a look at the browse for folder code which was rather cumbersome but with some tinkering reduced it to the following:


LPITEMIDLIST pidlRoot = NULL;
SHGetSpecialFolderLocation(GetSafeHwnd(), CSIDL_NETWORK, &pidlRoot);

CString strDisplayName;
BROWSEINFO bi;
memset(&bi, 0, sizeof(BROWSEINFO));
bi.hwndOwner = GetSafeHwnd();
bi.pidlRoot = pidlRoot;
bi.pszDisplayName = strDisplayName.GetBuffer(MAX_PATH + 1);
bi.lpszTitle = "Find computer";
bi.ulFlags = BIF_BROWSEFORCOMPUTER;

LPITEMIDLIST pidl = SHBrowseForFolder(&bi);
strDisplayName.ReleaseBuffer();

if(pidl)
{
    m_machine = strDisplayName;
    UpdateData(FALSE);
}

IMalloc *pMalloc = NULL;
SHGetMalloc(&pMalloc);
pMalloc->Free(pidlRoot);


Create a dialog box with a CEdit control on it. Create a member variable for this CEdit called m_machine. Attach the code above to a button (any other than OK or Cancel).



Comments

  • Thanks for this code!!

    Posted by Legacy on 01/19/2004 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Don Fleming

    Works great.

    Reply
  • enum printer devices on the local network

    Posted by Legacy on 01/15/2003 12:00am

    Originally posted by: vikrant chaudhary

    i am building network print spooler. could u tell me how i
    can enumerate printer devices, connected with my local network. I'm working on windows 9x/nt with TCP/IP.

    Reply
  • help me please

    Posted by Legacy on 02/25/2002 12:00am

    Originally posted by: nagesh

    hi,

    Iam in need of you help in visual basic. I just want to know the concept or code involved in getting the information of all systems running in the network without running any client program on any network system.

    Also i want to know the concept in managing the ports ie(i want a code that can close or open the HTTP / ftp etc ports in the windows system....

    Reply
  • Network

    Posted by Legacy on 02/23/2002 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Marina

    Super, 10x!
    

    Reply
  • Thanks for that code!

    Posted by Legacy on 03/16/2001 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Peter Thoemmes

    Hi Sam,
    that was exactly what I was looking for!
    I found it a very good solution!
    Thanks for taking this code to the Web!

    Peter

    Reply
  • Question for you....

    Posted by Legacy on 02/20/2001 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Luis Enrique Juarez Solis

    Cuold you tell me please, how to do create a map drive???
    I was trying create with WNetAddConnection2, but I receive a 53 number and is not a specific error, I tried check the error name with WNetGetLastError function, but only gave me a NULL string... I tried too with Register, I can create the map, but when I try see the info appear a error message
    I don't know what to do... I will appreciate any help from you.

    Enrique.

    Reply
  • Network enumerations (3)

    Posted by Legacy on 09/12/2000 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Hermann Fischer

    Thank you ... very good

    Reply
  • How can i get the IP Address??

    Posted by Legacy on 07/24/2000 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Magnes

    I use this code in my program...
    but i want to know the ip address ...please tell me the way
    thanks...........^^

    Reply
  • How to enum all servers of the domain include not active servers

    Posted by Legacy on 04/20/2000 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Thomas Loesslein

    If I start the NT server manager I can see all servers and workstations that have an account in this domain. If I use enumservers I can only see the active machines. What to do to see all machines.

    Reply
  • THanks for your code, its exactly what i wanted

    Posted by Legacy on 03/16/2000 12:00am

    Originally posted by: OLivier Cheneson

    Hi Sam,


    THanks for the code.
    It is very clear and use the full functionality of SHBROWSEFORFOLDER function

    Reply
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