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DsValidateSubnetName function

The DsValidateSubnetName function validates a subnet name in the form xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/YY. The Xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx portion must be a valid IP address. Yy must be the number of leftmost significant bits included in the mask. All bits of the IP address that are not covered by the mask must be specified as zero.

Syntax


DWORD DsValidateSubnetName(
  _In_  LPCTSTR SubnetName
);

Parameters

SubnetName [in]

Pointer to a null-terminated string that specifies the name of the subnet to validate.

Return value

If the function returns account information, the return value is NO_ERROR.

If the function fails, the return value is the following error code.

Return codeDescription
ERROR_INVALID_NAME

Subnet name is not valid.

 

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

Header

Dsgetdc.h

Library

Netapi32.lib

DLL

Netapi32.dll

Unicode and ANSI names

DsValidateSubnetNameW (Unicode) and DsValidateSubnetNameA (ANSI)

See also

Directory Service Functions
DsGetDcName
DsGetSiteName

 

 

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