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

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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 ID: 555997 - Last Review: September 23, 2007 - Revision: 1.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Standard Edition
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