IWDFRemoteTarget interface (wudfddi.h)

[Warning: UMDF 2 is the latest version of UMDF and supersedes UMDF 1. All new UMDF drivers should be written using UMDF 2. No new features are being added to UMDF 1 and there is limited support for UMDF 1 on newer versions of Windows 10. Universal Windows drivers must use UMDF 2. For more info, see Getting Started with UMDF.]

To obtain the IWDFRemoteTarget interface, drivers call IWDFDevice2::CreateRemoteTarget.


The IWDFRemoteTarget interface inherits from IWDFIoTarget2. IWDFRemoteTarget also has these types of members:

  • Methods


The IWDFRemoteTarget interface has these methods.


The Close method closes a remote I/O target.

The CloseForQueryRemove method closes a remote I/O target because the operating system might allow the device to be removed.

The GetState method returns the current state of a remote I/O target.

The OpenFileByName method opens a remote I/O target that is a file.

The OpenRemoteInterface method opens a device interface so that the driver can send I/O requests to it.

The Reopen method reopens a remote I/O target after it has been temporarily closed.

The IWDFRemoteTarget::Start method restarts a remote I/O target that is stopped.

The Stop method temporarily stops a remote I/O target.


End of support Unavailable in UMDF 2.0 and later.
Target Platform Desktop
Minimum UMDF version 1.9
Header wudfddi.h