FlushIpNetTable function (iphlpapi.h)
The FlushIpNetTable function deletes all ARP entries for the specified interface from the ARP table on the local computer.
IPHLPAPI_DLL_LINKAGE DWORD FlushIpNetTable( [in] DWORD dwIfIndex );
The index of the interface for which to delete all ARP entries.
The function returns NO_ERROR (zero) if the function is successful.
If the function fails, the return value is one of the following error codes.
||Access is denied. This error is returned on Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 under several conditions that include the following: the user lacks the required administrative privileges on the local computer or the application is not running in an enhanced shell as the built-in Administrator (RunAs administrator).|
||An input parameter is invalid, no action was taken. This error is returned if the dwIfIndex parameter is invalid.|
||The IPv4 transport is not configured on the local computer.|
||Use FormatMessage to obtain the message string for the returned error.|
To retrieve the ARP table, call the GetIpNetTable function.
On Windows Vista and later, the FlushIpNetTable function can only be called by a user logged on as a member of the Administrators group. If FlushIpNetTable is called by a user that is not a member of the Administrators group, the function call will fail and ERROR_ACCESS_DENIED is returned. This function can also fail because of user account control (UAC) on Windows Vista and later. If an application that contains this function is executed by a user logged on as a member of the Administrators group other than the built-in Administrator, this call will fail unless the application has been marked in the manifest file with a requestedExecutionLevel set to requireAdministrator. If the application on Windows Vista and later lacks this manifest file, a user logged on as a member of the Administrators group other than the built-in Administrator must then be executing the application in an enhanced shell as the built-in Administrator (RunAs administrator) for this function to succeed.
|Minimum supported client||Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]|
|Minimum supported server||Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]|