IVdsOpenVDisk interface (vds.h)

[Beginning with Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, the Virtual Disk Service COM interface is superseded by the Windows Storage Management API.]

Defines methods for managing a virtual disk.

Inheritance

The IVdsOpenVDisk interface inherits from the IUnknown interface. IVdsOpenVDisk also has these types of members:

Methods

The IVdsOpenVDisk interface has these methods.

 
IVdsOpenVDisk::Attach

Attaches a virtual disk.
IVdsOpenVDisk::Compact

Compacts the virtual disk to reduce the physical size of the backing file.
IVdsOpenVDisk::Detach

Detaches a virtual disk.
IVdsOpenVDisk::DetachAndDelete

Detaches a virtual disk and deletes the backing files.
IVdsOpenVDisk::Expand

Increases the size of a virtual disk to the maximum size available on a fixed or expandable disk.
IVdsOpenVDisk::Merge

Merges a child virtual disk with its parents in the differencing chain.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows 7 [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2008 R2 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header vds.h