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INetSharingManager::get_SharingInstalled method

[Internet Connection Firewall may be altered or unavailable in subsequent versions. Instead, use the Windows Firewall API.]

The get_SharingInstalled method reports whether the currently-installed version of Windows XP supports connection sharing.

Syntax


HRESULT get_SharingInstalled(
  [out]  VARIANT_BOOL *pbInstalled
);

Parameters

pbInstalled [out]

A pointer to a VARIANT_BOOL that specifies whether the currently-installed version Windows XP supports connection sharing. For more information, see Remarks.

Return value

If the method succeeds the return value is S_OK.

If the method fails, the return value is one of the following error codes.

Return codeDescription
E_ABORT

The operation was aborted.

E_FAIL

An unspecified error occurred.

E_INVALIDARG

One of the parameters is invalid.

E_NOINTERFACE

A specified interface is not supported.

E_NOTIMPL

A specified method is not implemented.

E_OUTOFMEMORY

The method was unable to allocate required memory.

E_POINTER

A pointer passed as a parameter is not valid.

E_UNEXPECTED

The method failed for unknown reasons.

 

Remarks

This method sets the pbInstalled parameter to TRUE when called on the following versions of Windows XP:

  • Windows XP Home Edition
  • Windows XP Professional
  • Windows XP Embedded

This function sets the pbInstalled parameter to FALSE when called on other versions of Windows XP.

To determine whether sharing is enable for a particular connection, call INetSharingConfiguration::get_SharingEnabled method for that connection.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows XP [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

None supported

Header

NetCon.h

DLL

Hnetcfg.dll

See also

Internet Connection Sharing and Internet Connection Firewall Reference
Internet Connection Sharing and Internet Connection Firewall Interfaces
INetSharingManager

 

 

Build date: 11/16/2013

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