Windows command whoami command

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Shows user, group and privileges information for the user who is currently logged on to the local system. If used without parameters, whoami displays the current domain and user name.


whoami [/upn | /fqdn | /logonid]
whoami {[/user] [/groups] [/priv]} [/fo <Format>] [/nh]
whoami /all [/fo <Format>] [/nh]


Parameter Description
/upn Displays the user name in user principal name (UPN) format.
/fqdn Shows the user name in fully qualified domain name (FQDN) format.
/logonid Displays the logon ID of the current user.
/user Shows the current domain and user name and the security identifier (SID).
/groups Displays the user groups to which the current user belongs.
/priv Shows  the security privileges of the current user.
/fo <Format> Specifies the output format. Valid values include:
table Displays output in a table. This is the default value.
list Displays output in a list.
csv Displays output in comma-separated value (CSV) format.
/all Shows all information contained in the access token, including the current user name, SID, privileges, and groups to which the current user belongs.
/nh Specifies that the column header should not be displayed in the output. This is valid only for table and CSV formats.
/? Displays help at the command prompt.


To display the domain and user name of the person who is currently logged on to this computer, type:


Output similar to the following appears:


To display all of the information in the current access token, type:

whoami /all