IVdsSwProvider interface

[Beginning with Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, the Virtual Disk Service COM interface is superseded by the Windows Storage Management API.]

Provides methods to perform operations specific to the software provider.

When to implement

Software providers implement this interface.

When to use

Applications use the methods of this interface to query and create disk packs that are managed by software providers.

Members

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

Methods

The IVdsSwProvider interface has these methods.

MethodDescription
CreatePack

Creates a disk pack for the current software provider.

QueryPacks

Returns an enumeration object that contains all packs managed by the software provider.

 

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows Vista [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]

Header

Vds.h

Library

Uuid.lib

See also

VDS Interfaces
Provider Object

 

 

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