OpenClusterResource function (clusapi.h)

Opens a resource and returns a handle to it. The PCLUSAPI_OPEN_CLUSTER_RESOURCE type defines a pointer to this function.


HRESOURCE OpenClusterResource(
  [in] HCLUSTER hCluster,
  [in] LPCWSTR  lpszResourceName


[in] hCluster

Handle to a cluster.

[in] lpszResourceName

Pointer to a null-terminated Unicode string containing the name of the resource to be opened.

Resource names are not case sensitive. A resource name must be unique within the cluster. The name is set when the resource is created and can be changed using the SetClusterResourceName function.

Return value

If the operation was successful, OpenClusterResource returns a handle to the opened resource.

Return code Description
The operation was not successful. For information about the error, call the function GetLastError.


Minimum supported client None supported
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, Windows Server 2008 Datacenter
Target Platform Windows
Header clusapi.h
Library ClusAPI.lib
DLL ClusAPI.dll

See also


Failover Cluster Resource Management Functions