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CM_Is_Dock_Station_Present_Ex function

The CM_Is_Dock_Station_Present_Ex function identifies whether a docking station is present in a local or a remote machine.

Syntax


CMAPI
CONFIGRET
WINAPI CM_Is_Dock_Station_Present_Ex(
  _Out_     PBOOL pbPresent,
  _In_opt_  HMACHINE hMachine
);

Parameters

pbPresent [out]

Pointer to a Boolean value that indicates whether a docking station is present in a local machine. The function sets *pbPresent to TRUE if a docking station is present. The function sets *pbPresent to FALSE if the function cannot connect to the specified machine or a docking station is not present.

hMachine [in, optional]

Supplies a machine handle that is returned by CM_Connect_Machine.

Note  Using this function to access remote machines is not supported beginning with Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, as this functionality has been removed.

Return value

If the operation succeeds, the function returns CR_SUCCESS. Otherwise, the function returns one of the CR_-prefixed error codes that are defined in Cfgmgr32.h.

Remarks

Use this function to determine whether a docking station is present in a local or a remote machine. You can also use the following related functions with docking stations:

Functionality to access remote machines has been removed in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 and later operating systems thus you cannot access remote machines when running on these versions of Windows.

Requirements

Version

Available in Microsoft Windows 2000 and later versions of Windows.

Header

Cfgmgr32.h (include Cfgmgr32.h)

Library

Cfgmgr32.lib

See also

CM_Is_Dock_Station_Present
CM_Request_Eject_PC
CM_Request_Eject_PC_Ex

 

 

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