About the Get Computer Info component:

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About the Get Computer Info component:

This component gathers information from the local computer and produces a complex data type as an output. This complex data type is called ComputerInfo. This component uses your operating system's API to retrieve data.

See Example of the Get Computer Info component.

The following screen shot shows the Get Computer Info component icon:

The following tables describe all the values the GetComputerInfo component produces:

Table: Computer information

Value Name

Description

ComputerName

Name of the local computer. String data type.

CurrentTimeZone

Current international time zone of the local computer. Number (integer) data type.

DayLightInEffect

True/false value designating whether day light savings time is currently in effect on the local computer. Logical/boolean data type.

Description

Description of the local computer as found in computer properties. String data type.

Disks

Array of complex data types with values describing the hard disks on the local (or mapped) computer.

These values are described in a separate table.

See Table: Disk information.

Domain

Domain to which the local computer is assigned. A computer is either part of a domain or a workgroup. String data type.

IsPartOfDomain

True/false value designating whether the local computer is part of a domain. Logical/boolean data type.

IP address

An array of strings describing the IP addresses currently or formerly assigned to the local computer.

Manufacturer

Name of manufacturer of the local computer. String data type.

Model

Model number of local computer. String data type.

NumberOfProcessors

Number of processors on the local computer. Number (integer) data type.

OperatingSystem

Name of operating system on the local computer. String type data.

TotalPhysicalMemory

Total number of bytes on all hard disks on the local computer. Number (integer) data type.

Workgroup

Name of workgroup to which the local computer is assigned. A computer is either part of a workgroup or part of a domain. String data type.

The following values pertain to the local computer on which the process is running.

Table: Disk information

Value Name

Description

BlockSize

Total number of bytes in a storage block. If no block exists, this value registers 0. Number (integer) data type.

Compressed

True/false variable indicating whether a hard disk has been compressed. Logical/boolean data type.

Description

Description of a hard disk. String data type.

DeviceID

Disk ID on local computer (for example, C:). String data type.

FileSystem

Filing system a hard disk uses - either FAT or NTFS. String data type.

FreeSpace

Total number of bytes available on a hard disk. Number (integer) data type.

Name

Name of a hard disk (for example, C:). May be the same as the DeviceID. String data type.

Size

Total number of bytes (used and unused) on a hard disk. Number (integer) data type.

Status

Status of a hard disk. String data type.

SupportsDiskQuotas

True/false value designating whether a hard disk supports disk quota. Logical/boolean data type.

SupportsFileBasedCompression

True/false value designating whether a hard disk supports file based compression. Logical/boolean data type.

VolumeName

Name of a certain volume, hard disk or otherwise. String data type.

VolumeSerialNumber

Serial number of a volume, hard disk or otherwise. String data type.

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