SetWriteCache method of the MSFT_PhysicalDisk class

Allows the physical disk's write cache to be enabled or disabled.

Syntax

UInt32 SetWriteCache(
  [in]  Boolean WriteCacheEnabled,
  [out] String  ExtendedStatus
);

Parameters

WriteCacheEnabled [in]

Specifies whether the physical disk's write cache should be enabled or disabled.

ExtendedStatus [out]

Contains an embedded MSFT_StorageExtendedStatus object.

This parameter allows the storage provider to return extended (implementation-specific) error information.

Return value

Success (0)

Not Supported (1)

Unspecified Error (2)

Timeout (3)

Failed (4)

Invalid Parameter (5)

Access denied (40001)

There are not enough resources to complete the operation. (40002)

Cannot connect to the storage provider. (46000)

The storage provider cannot connect to the storage subsystem. (46001)

The storage pool could not complete the operation because its health or operational status does not permit it. (48006)

The storage pool could not complete the operation because its configuration is read-only. (48007)

Requirements

Minimum supported client
Windows 10 [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server
Windows Server 2016 [desktop apps only]
Namespace
Root\Microsoft\Windows\Storage
MOF
Storagewmi.mof

See also

MSFT_PhysicalDisk