IVdsService::WaitForServiceReady method (vds.h)

[Beginning with Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, the Virtual Disk Service COM interface is superseded by the Windows Storage Management API.]

Waits for VDS initialization to complete and returns the status of the VDS initialization.


HRESULT WaitForServiceReady();

Return value

This method can return standard HRESULT values, such as E_OUTOFMEMORY, and VDS-specific return values. It can also return converted system error codes using the HRESULT_FROM_WIN32 macro. Errors can originate from VDS itself or from the underlying VDS provider that is being used. Possible return values include the following.

Return code/value Description
VDS initialized successfully.
VDS failed to initialize.


VDS must initialize successfully before an application can call the methods exposed by VDS objects.


Minimum supported client Windows Vista [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header vds.h
Library Uuid.lib

See also