IoDeleteSymbolicLink routine

The IoDeleteSymbolicLink routine removes a symbolic link from the system.

Syntax


NTSTATUS IoDeleteSymbolicLink(
  _In_ PUNICODE_STRING SymbolicLinkName
);

Parameters

SymbolicLinkName [in]

Pointer to a buffered Unicode string that is the user-visible name for the symbolic link.

Return value

IoDeleteSymbolicLink returns STATUS_SUCCESS if the symbolic link object is deleted.

Requirements

Target platform

Universal

Version

Available starting with Windows 2000.

Header

Wdm.h (include Wdm.h, Ntddk.h, or Ntifs.h)

Library

NtosKrnl.lib

DLL

NtosKrnl.exe

IRQL

PASSIVE_LEVEL

DDI compliance rules

IrqlIoPassive4, PowerIrpDDis, HwStorPortProhibitedDDIs

See also

IoCreateSymbolicLink
IoCreateUnprotectedSymbolicLink
IoDeassignArcName

 

 

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