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COMPUTER_NAME_FORMAT enumeration

Specifies a type of computer name.

Syntax


typedef enum _COMPUTER_NAME_FORMAT { 
  ComputerNameNetBIOS,
  ComputerNameDnsHostname,
  ComputerNameDnsDomain,
  ComputerNameDnsFullyQualified,
  ComputerNamePhysicalNetBIOS,
  ComputerNamePhysicalDnsHostname,
  ComputerNamePhysicalDnsDomain,
  ComputerNamePhysicalDnsFullyQualified,
  ComputerNameMax
} COMPUTER_NAME_FORMAT;

Constants

ComputerNameNetBIOS

The NetBIOS name of the local computer or the cluster associated with the local computer. This name is limited to MAX_COMPUTERNAME_LENGTH + 1 characters and may be a truncated version of the DNS host name. For example, if the DNS host name is "corporate-mail-server", the NetBIOS name would be "corporate-mail-".

ComputerNameDnsHostname

The DNS name of the local computer or the cluster associated with the local computer.

ComputerNameDnsDomain

The name of the DNS domain assigned to the local computer or the cluster associated with the local computer.

ComputerNameDnsFullyQualified

The fully qualified DNS name that uniquely identifies the local computer or the cluster associated with the local computer.

This name is a combination of the DNS host name and the DNS domain name, using the form HostName.DomainName. For example, if the DNS host name is "corporate-mail-server" and the DNS domain name is "microsoft.com", the fully qualified DNS name is "corporate-mail-server.microsoft.com".

ComputerNamePhysicalNetBIOS

The NetBIOS name of the local computer. On a cluster, this is the NetBIOS name of the local node on the cluster.

ComputerNamePhysicalDnsHostname

The DNS host name of the local computer. On a cluster, this is the DNS host name of the local node on the cluster.

ComputerNamePhysicalDnsDomain

The name of the DNS domain assigned to the local computer. On a cluster, this is the DNS domain of the local node on the cluster.

ComputerNamePhysicalDnsFullyQualified

The fully qualified DNS name that uniquely identifies the computer. On a cluster, this is the fully qualified DNS name of the local node on the cluster. The fully qualified DNS name is a combination of the DNS host name and the DNS domain name, using the form HostName.DomainName.

ComputerNameMax

Not used.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

Header

Winbase.h (include Windows.h)

See also

GetComputerNameEx
SetComputerNameEx

 

 

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