2.4.34 FileRenameInformation

This information class is used to rename a file. The data element provided by the client takes one of two forms, depending on whether it is embedded within SMB or SMB2. The structure definitions are as follows:

  • FILE_RENAME_INFORMATION_TYPE_1 for the SMB protocol (section 2.4.34.1).

  • FILE_RENAME_INFORMATION_TYPE_2 for the SMB2 protocol (section 2.4.34.2).

This operation returns a status code as specified in section 2.2. Upon success, the status code returned by the function that processes this file information class is STATUS_SUCCESS. The most common error codes are listed in the following table.

Error code

Meaning

STATUS_INVALID_PARAMETER

0xC000000D

An invalid parameter was passed for FileName or FileNameLength, or the target file was open, or the RootDirectory field value was nonzero for a network operation.

STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED

0xC0000022

The handle was not opened with delete access.

STATUS_NOT_SAME_DEVICE

0xC00000D4

The destination file of a rename request is located on a different device than the source of the rename request.

STATUS_OBJECT_NAME_INVALID

0xC0000033

The object name is invalid for the target file system.

STATUS_OBJECT_NAME_COLLISION

0xC0000035

The specified name already exists and ReplaceIfExists is zero.

STATUS_INFO_LENGTH_MISMATCH

0xC0000004

The specified information record length does not match the length that is required for the specified information class.

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