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[Beginning with Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, the Virtual Disk Service COM interface is superseded by the Windows Storage Management API.]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

Members

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

Methods

The IVdsOpenVDisk interface has these methods.

MethodDescription
Attach

Attaches a virtual disk.

Compact

Compacts the virtual disk to reduce the physical size of the backing file.

Detach

Detaches a virtual disk.

DetachAndDelete

Detaches a virtual disk and deletes the backing files.

Expand

Increases the size of a virtual disk to the maximum size available on a fixed or expandable disk.

Merge

Merges a child virtual disk with its parents in the differencing chain.

 

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

 

 

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