CryptCATAdminReleaseCatalogContext function (mscat.h)

[The CryptCATAdminReleaseCatalogContext function is available for use in the operating systems specified in the Requirements section. It may be altered or unavailable in subsequent versions.]

The CryptCATAdminReleaseCatalogContext function releases a handle to a catalog context previously returned by the CryptCATAdminAddCatalog function. This function has no associated import library. You must use the LoadLibrary and GetProcAddress functions to dynamically link to Wintrust.dll.


BOOL CryptCATAdminReleaseCatalogContext(
  [in] HCATADMIN hCatAdmin,
  [in] HCATINFO  hCatInfo,
  [in] DWORD     dwFlags


[in] hCatAdmin

Valid handle previously assigned by the CryptCATAdminAcquireContext function.

[in] hCatInfo

Valid handle previously assigned by the CryptCATAdminAddCatalog function or the CryptCATAdminEnumCatalogFromHash function.

[in] dwFlags

This parameter is reserved for future use and must be set to zero.

Return value

The return value is TRUE if the function succeeds; FALSE if the function fails.


Requirement Value
Minimum supported client Windows XP [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header mscat.h
Library Wintrust.lib
DLL Wintrust.dll

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