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[Beginning with Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, the Virtual Disk Service COM interface is superseded by the Windows Storage Management API.]

Provides a method to retrieve the type of hardware provider.


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


The IVdsHwProviderType interface has these methods.


Retrieves the type of the hardware provider.


Minimum supported client Windows Vista [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2003 R2 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header vds.h
Redistributable VDS 1.1

See also

Provider Object

VDS Interfaces