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NS_SERVICE_INFO structure

The NS_SERVICE_INFO structure contains information about a network service or a network service type in the context of a specified namespace, or a set of default namespaces.

Syntax


typedef struct _NS_SERVICE_INFO {
  DWORD        dwNameSpace;
  SERVICE_INFO ServiceInfo;
} NS_SERVICE_INFO;

Members

dwNameSpace

Type: DWORD

Namespace, or a set of default namespaces, to which this service information applies.

Use one of the following constant values to specify a namespace.

ValueMeaning
NS_DEFAULT

A set of default namespaces. The set of default namespaces typically includes all the namespaces installed on the system. System administrators, however, can exclude particular namespaces from the set.

NS_DNS

The Domain Name System used in the Internet to resolve the name of the host.

NS_MS

The Microsoft namespace.

NS_NDS

The NetWare 4 provider.

NS_NETBT

The NetBIOS over TCP/IP layer. The operating system registers their computer names with NetBIOS. This namespace is used to convert a computer name to an IP address that uses this registration.

NS_NIS

 

NS_SAP

The NetWare Service Advertising Protocol. This can access the NetWare bindery, if appropriate. NS_SAP is a dynamic namespace that enables the registration of services.

NS_STDA

 

NS_TCPIP_HOSTS

Lookup value in the <systemroot>\system32\drivers\etc\posts file.

NS_TCPIP_LOCAL

Local TCP/IP name resolution mechanisms, including comparisons against the local host name and lookup value in the cache of host to IP address mappings.

NS_WINS

The Windows Internet Name System (WINS) namespace.

NS_X500

The X.500 directory service namespace.

 

ServiceInfo

Type: SERVICE_INFO

A SERVICE_INFO structure that contains information about a network service or network service type.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

Header

Nspapi.h

Unicode and ANSI names

NS_SERVICE_INFOW (Unicode) and NS_SERVICE_INFOA (ANSI)

See also

SERVICE_INFO

 

 

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