PerfStartProvider function

Registers the provider.

Syntax

ULONG PerfStartProvider(
  LPGUID         ProviderGuid,
  PERFLIBREQUEST ControlCallback,
  HANDLE         *phProvider
);

Parameters

ProviderGuid

GUID that uniquely identifies the provider. The providerGuid attribute of the provider element specifies the GUID.

ControlCallback

ControlCallback function that PERFLIB calls to notify you of consumer requests, such as a request to add or remove counters from the query. This parameter is set if the callback attribute of the counters element is "custom"; otherwise, NULL.

phProvider

Handle to the provider. You must call PerfStopProvider to release resources associated with the handle.

Return value

If the function succeeds, it returns ERROR_SUCCESS.

If the function fails, the return value is a system error code.

Remarks

The CounterInitialize function calls this function; do not call this function directly.

Windows Vista:  The PerfAutoInitialize function calls this function.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows Vista [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header perflib.h
Library Advapi32.lib
DLL Advapi32.dll

See also

PerfStopProvider