INetFwOpenPorts::Add method

[The Windows Firewall API is available for use in the operating systems specified in the Requirements section. It may be altered or unavailable in subsequent versions. For Windows Vista and later, use of the Windows Firewall with Advanced Security API is recommended.]

Opens a new port and adds it to the collection.

Syntax

HRESULT Add(
  INetFwOpenPort *port
);

Parameters

port

Port to add to the collection.

Return Value

C++

Return code Description
E_ACCESSDENIED
The operation was aborted due to permissions issues.
E_INVALIDARG
The method failed because a parameter was not valid.
E_OUTOFMEMORY
The method was unable to allocate required memory.
E_UNEXPECTED
The method failed because the object is already in the collection.
 

VB

If the method succeeds, the return value is S_OK.

If the method fails, the return value is one of the following error codes.

Return code Description
E_ACCESSDENIED
The operation was aborted due to permissions issues.
E_INVALIDARG
The method failed because a parameter was not valid.
E_OUTOFMEMORY
The method was unable to allocate required memory.
E_UNEXPECTED
The method failed because the object is already in the collection.

Remarks

If the port is already open, the existing settings are overwritten.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows Vista, Windows XP with SP2 [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2003 with SP1 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header netfw.h
DLL FirewallAPI.dll; Hnetcfg.dll on Windows XP with SP2

See Also

INetFwOpenPort

INetFwOpenPorts