GetMetaData (Opnum 12)

The GetMetadata method is received by the server in an RPC_REQUEST packet. In response, the server returns any named metadata for the property schema.

No metadata is currently associated with this interface.

 HRESULT GetMetadata(
   [in] BSTR bstrMetadataType,
   [out, retval] VARIANT* pValue

bstrMetadataType: The name of the metadata property to fetch.

pValue: Returns the value of the specified metadata property, and the type depends on the property fetched.

Return Values: The server MUST return zero if it successfully processes the message that is received from the client. If processing fails, the server MUST return a nonzero HRESULT code as defined in [MS-ERREF]. The following table describes the error conditions that MUST be handled and the corresponding error codes. A server MAY return additional implementation-specific error codes.

Return value/code




The operation completed successfully.



One or more parameters are incorrect or null.



The metadata property specified by bstrMetadataType is not supported.