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IVssComponent::GetComponentType method

The GetComponentType method returns the type of this component in terms of the VSS_COMPONENT_TYPE enumeration.

Either a writer or a requester can call this method.

Syntax


HRESULT GetComponentType(
  [out]  VSS_COMPONENT_TYPE *pType
);

Parameters

pType [out]

The address of a caller-allocated variable that receives a VSS_COMPONENT_TYPE enumeration value that specifies the type of the component.

Return value

The following are the valid return codes for this method.

ValueMeaning
S_OK

Successfully returned the attribute value.

E_INVALIDARG

One of the parameter values is not valid.

E_OUTOFMEMORY

The caller is out of memory or other system resources.

VSS_E_INVALID_XML_DOCUMENT

The XML document is not valid. Check the event log for details. For more information, see Event and Error Handling Under VSS.

 

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows XP [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]

Header

VsWriter.h (include Vss.h or VsWriter.h)

Library

VssApi.lib

See also

VSS_COMPONENT_TYPE
IVssComponent

 

 

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