ISoftDistExt interface

[ISoftDistExt may be altered or unavailable in subsequent versions of the operating system or product.]

Provides methods that are used by Software Update Channels, which is a specialized version of Active Channels, to register and install software distribution units.

Members

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

Methods

The ISoftDistExt interface has these methods.

MethodDescription
AsyncInstallDistributionUnit
Note   AsyncInstallDistributionUnit may be altered or unavailable in subsequent versions of the operating system or product.
 

Asynchronously installs the software distribution unit.

GetFirstCodeBase
Note   GetFirstCodeBase may be altered or unavailable in subsequent versions of the operating system or product.
 

Returns the first codebase URL from the specified software distribution unit.

GetNextCodeBase
Note   GetNextCodeBase may be altered or unavailable in subsequent versions of the operating system or product.
 

Returns the next codebase URL from the specified software distribution unit.

ProcessSoftDist
Note   ProcessSoftDist may be altered or unavailable in subsequent versions of the operating system or product.
 

Processes a software distribution unit from the specified Software Update Channel URL.

 

Remarks

Active Channels support was introduced in Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 and was removed in Windows Internet Explorer 7.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows XP

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server

Product

Internet Explorer 3.0

Header

Urlmon.h

IDL

Urlmon.idl

DLL

Urlmon.dll

 

 

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