IMsgServiceAdmin : IUnknown
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IMsgServiceAdmin : IUnknown

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Makes changes to a message service in a profile.

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Returns a MAPIERROR structure that contains information about the last error generated by a message service administration object.


Provides access to the message service table, a list of the message services in the profile.


Adds a message service to the current profile.


Deletes a message service from a profile.


Copies a message service into a profile.


Deprecated. Assigns a new name to a message service.


Reconfigures a message service.


Opens a section of the current profile and returns an IProfSect pointer for further access.


Sets the order in which transport providers are called to deliver a message.


Returns a pointer that provides access to a provider administration object.


Designates a message service to be the supplier of the primary identity for the profile.


Provides access to the provider table, a listing of the service providers in the profile.

An implementation can get a pointer to an IMsgServiceAdmin interface in two ways: by calling the IMAPISession::AdminServices method or by calling the IProfAdmin::AdminServices method. For clients primarily concerned with profile configuration, IProfAdmin::AdminServices is the preferred way to get the IMsgServiceAdmin interface, because it does not log on providers to the MAPI session. If a client requires the ability to make changes to the active profile, then IMAPISession::AdminServices should be called to get the IMsgServiceAdmin pointer. Be aware that although MAPI does not allow a profile that is in use to be deleted, there are no safeguards to prevent a client from removing all the message services in the profile.

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