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IVdsServiceLoader interface

[Beginning with Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, the Virtual Disk Service COM interface is superseded by the Windows Storage Management API.]

Instantiates a service loader object.

When to implement

The VDS loader object implements this interface.

When to use

Applications call the LoadService method exposed by the loader object to obtain a pointer to the server object.

Note  On Windows 8 and later, the IVdsServiceLoader interface must be acquired locally as follows:
 

Members

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

Methods

The IVdsServiceLoader interface has these methods.

MethodDescription
LoadService

Launches VDS on the specified computer and returns a pointer to the service object.

 

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows Vista [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]

Header

Vds.h

Library

Uuid.lib

See also

VDS Interfaces

 

 

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