IVssSnapshotMgmt2::GetMinDiffAreaSize method (vsmgmt.h)

Returns the current minimum size of the shadow copy storage area.


HRESULT GetMinDiffAreaSize(
  [out] LONGLONG *pllMinDiffAreaSize


[out] pllMinDiffAreaSize

A pointer to a variable that receives the minimum size, in bytes, of the shadow copy storage area.

Return value

If this method succeeds, it returns S_OK. Otherwise, it returns an HRESULT error code.


The shadow copy storage area minimum size is a per-computer setting that is specified by the MinDiffAreaFileSize registry key. For more information, see the entry for MinDiffAreaFileSize in Registry Keys and Values for Backup and Restore.


Minimum supported client Windows Vista [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003 with SP1 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header vsmgmt.h

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