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IoDeleteSymbolicLink routine

The IoDeleteSymbolicLink routine removes a symbolic link from the system.

Syntax


NTSTATUS IoDeleteSymbolicLink(
  _In_  PUNICODE_STRING SymbolicLinkName
);

Parameters

SymbolicLinkName [in]

Pointer to a buffered Unicode string that is the user-visible name for the symbolic link.

Return value

IoDeleteSymbolicLink returns STATUS_SUCCESS if the symbolic link object is deleted.

Requirements

Version

Available starting with Windows 2000.

Header

Wdm.h (include Wdm.h, Ntddk.h, or Ntifs.h)

Library

Ntoskrnl.lib

IRQL

PASSIVE_LEVEL

DDI compliance rules

IrqlIoPassive4, PowerIrpDDis, HwStorPortProhibitedDDIs

See also

IoCreateSymbolicLink
IoCreateUnprotectedSymbolicLink
IoDeassignArcName

 

 

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