IVdsSwProvider::QueryPacks method (vds.h)

[Beginning with Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, the Virtual Disk Service COM interface is superseded by the Windows Storage Management API.]

Returns an enumeration object that contains all packs managed by the software provider.


HRESULT QueryPacks(
  [out] IEnumVdsObject **ppEnum


[out] ppEnum

The address of the IEnumVdsObject interface pointer that can be used to enumerate the packs as pack objects. For more information, see Working with Enumeration Objects. Callers must release the interface and each of the pack objects when they are no longer needed by calling the IUnknown::Release method.

Return value

This method can return standard HRESULT values, such as E_INVALIDARG or E_OUTOFMEMORY, and VDS-specific return values. It can also return converted system error codes using the HRESULT_FROM_WIN32 macro. Errors can originate from VDS itself or from the underlying VDS provider that is being used. Possible return values include the following.

Return code Description
The method completed successfully.


Requirement Value
Minimum supported client Windows Vista [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header vds.h
Library Uuid.lib

See also