NT Syntax

WHOAMI.exe (Resource kit)

Displays the CURRENT username and domain

The whoami output is the same as the 2 environment variables %USERDOMAIN% and %USERNAME%.

So the same output can be achieved with


Under Windows 2000 there is an additional switch WHOAMI /all - this shows all permissions and group memberships.

"We can now manipulate images to such an extrodinary extent that there's no lie you cannot tell" - Sir David Attenborough

Related Commands:

- Display, set, or remove Windows NT environment variables
VER - Display version information
VOL - Display a disk label

Equivalent Linux BASH commands:

- Print user and group id's
who - Print who is currently logged in
whoami - Print the current user id and name (`id -un')

Simon Sheppard