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2.2.2.8 Name Types

The following values specify types of names that are used with the NetprNameValidate, NetprNameCanonicalize, and NetprNameCompare methods.

Constant/value

Description

NAMETYPE_USER

1

User name

NAMETYPE_PASSWORD

2

User password

NAMETYPE_GROUP

3

Group name

NAMETYPE_COMPUTER

4

Computer name

NAMETYPE_EVENT

5

Event name

NAMETYPE_DOMAIN

6

NetBIOS name of a domain

NAMETYPE_SERVICE

7

Service name

NAMETYPE_NET

8

Net name

NAMETYPE_SHARE

9

Share name

NAMETYPE_MESSAGE

10

Message name

NAMETYPE_MESSAGEDEST

11

Message destination

NAMETYPE_SHAREPASSWORD

12

Share password

NAMETYPE_WORKGROUP

13

Workgroup name

More information for each NameType is listed following.

The set of default invalid characters includes "/\[]:|<>+=;,? as well as the control characters in the range from 0x01 through 0x1F, inclusive.

Constant

Min/max length

Invalid characters

Restricted to dots and spaces?

Other requirements

NAMETYPE_USER

1/256

Default

No

 

NAMETYPE_PASSWORD

0/256

0x00

Yes

 

NAMETYPE_GROUP

1/256

 

Default

No

NAMETYPE_COMPUTER

1/260

Default and *

no

No leading or trailing blanks.

NAMETYPE_EVENT

1/16

Default

No

 

NAMETYPE_DOMAIN

1/15

Default, *, 0x20

No

 

NAMETYPE_SERVICE

1/80

Default

No

 

NAMETYPE_NET

1/260

Default

No

 

NAMETYPE_SHARE

1/80

Default

No

 

NAMETYPE_MESSAGE

1/15

Default

No

 

NAMETYPE_MESSAGEDEST

1/260

Default

No

"*" is allowed only as the last character, and names of the maximum length must contain a trailing "*".

NAMETYPE_SHAREPASSWORD

0/8

0x00

Yes

 

NAMETYPE_WORKGROUP

1/15

Default

No

 
 
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