JET_INSTANCE

Windows

Last modified: January 09, 2012

Applies to: Windows | Windows Server

The JET_INSTANCE data type contains a handle to the instance of the database to use for a call to the JET API.

typedef JET_API_PTR JET_INSTANCE;

Data Types

JET_INSTANCE

Either NULL or JET_instanceNil can be used to indicate an invalid instance handle.

Remarks

This handle is obtained when you create an instance of the database by calling the JetCreateInstance, JetCreateInstance2, JetInit, or JetInit2 functions.

Windows XP:  The explicit use of instances is only supported on Windows XP and later releases.

Windows 2000:  Only one global instance is supported per process.

Requirements

Client

Requires Windows Vista, Windows XP, or Windows 2000 Professional.

Server

Requires Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, or Windows 2000 Server.

Header

Declared in Esent.h.

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