EncodeRemotePointer function

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Encodes the specified pointer of the specified process. Encoded pointers can be used to provide another layer of protection for pointer values.

Syntax


HRESULT WINAPI EncodeRemotePointer(
   _In_ HANDLE    ProcessHandle,
   _In_opt_ PVOID Ptr,
   _Out_ PVOID *  EncodedPtr
);

Parameters

ProcessHandle

Handle to the remote process that owns the pointer.

Ptr

The pointer to be encoded.

EncodedPtr

The encoded pointer.

Return value

Returns S_OK if successful, otherwise the function failed.

Remarks

The resulting pointer can be decoded with DecodePointer or DecodeRemotePointer.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 10 [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2016 [desktop apps only]

Header

Winbase.h (include Windows.h)

Library

Kernel32.lib

DLL

Kernel32.dll

See also

EncodePointer
DecodePointer
DecodeRemotePointer

 

 

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