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  • GetComputerName




    This function returns the name of the computer (i.e. the host hame) the current script (i.e. the SwyxWare) is running on.

    Please see the Introduction chapter for some usage instructions.


    '' Name:     GetComputerName
    ''           ===============
    '' Returns the name of the machine/computer this script (i.e. the SwyxWare) is running on.
    '' return value:
    ''      string      computer name
    Function GetComputerName()
        PBXScript.OutputTrace "---------> GetComputerName"
        Dim sReturn
        sReturn = ""
        On Error Resume Next
        Dim ob
        Set ob = CreateObject("WScript.Network")
        If err <> 0 Then
            PBXScript.OutputTrace "Error instanziating 'WScript.Network'! (" & err & ")"
            PBXScript.OutputTrace err.description
            sReturn = ob.ComputerName
            If err <> 0 Then
                PBXScript.OutputTrace "Error getting property 'ComputerName'! (" & err & ")"
                PBXScript.OutputTrace err.description
            End If
        End If
        Set ob = Nothing 
        GetComputerName = sReturn
        PBXScript.OutputTrace "sReturn = " & sReturn
        PBXScript.OutputTrace "<--------- GetComputerName"
    End Function


    This function makes use of the Server Script API function PBXScript.OutputTrace to write trace information into the SwyxServer trace file.


    This function was initially posted into this forum topic.



    Tom Wellige


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