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IVdsVdProvider interface

[Beginning with Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, the Virtual Disk Service COM interface is superseded by the Windows Storage Management API.]

Defines methods for creating and managing virtual disks.

When to implement

Virtual disk providers implement this interface.

Members

The IVdsVdProvider interface inherits from the IUnknown interface. IVdsVdProvider also has these types of members:

Methods

The IVdsVdProvider interface has these methods.

MethodDescription
AddVDisk

Creates a virtual disk object for an existing virtual disk file.

CreateVDisk

Creates a virtual disk.

GetDiskFromVDisk

Returns an IVdsDisk interface pointer for a virtual disk given an IVdsVDisk interface pointer.

GetVDiskFromDisk

Returns an IVdsVDisk interface pointer for the virtual disk given an IVdsDisk interface pointer.

QueryVDisks

Returns a list of all virtual disks that are managed by the provider.

 

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 7 [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2008 R2 [desktop apps only]

Header

Vds.h

Library

Uuid.lib

See also

VDS Interfaces
IVdsVDisk

 

 

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