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IGPEInformation interface

The IGPEInformation interface provides methods for Microsoft Management Console (MMC) extension snap-ins to communicate with the Group Policy Object Editor. For more information about MMC, see the Microsoft Management Console.

Note that this interface does not support multithreaded object concurrency.

Members

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

Methods

The IGPEInformation interface has these methods.

MethodDescription
GetDisplayName

Retrieves the display name for a GPO.

GetDSPath

Retrieves the Active Directory path for a section of the GPO.

GetFileSysPath

Returns the file system path for a section of the GPO.

GetHint

Retrieves the type of Active Directory object to which a GPO can be linked.

GetName

Retrieves the unique name for a GPO, usually a GUID.

GetOptions

Retrieves the options the user has selected for the Group Policy Object Editor.

GetRegistryKey

Retrieves a handle to the root of the registry key for a section of the GPO.

GetType

Retrieves type information for the GPO being edited.

PolicyChanged

Informs the Group Policy Object Editor that policy settings have changed.

 

Remarks

To create and modify a GPO directly, without using the Group Policy Object Editor, see the methods of the IGroupPolicyObject interface.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows Vista

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2003

Header

Gpedit.h

DLL

Gpedit.dll

IID

IID_IGPEInformation is defined as 8FC0B735-A0E1-11d1-A7D3-0000F87571E3

See also

Group Policy Overview
Group Policy Interfaces

 

 

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