The VssUsageType enumeration specifies how the host system uses the data managed by a writer involved in a VSS operation.
AlphaVSS.Common (in AlphaVSS.Common.dll) Version: 126.96.36.199 (188.8.131.52)
Public Enumeration VssUsageType
public enum class VssUsageType
The usage type is not known.
This indicates an error on the part of the writer.
|BootableSystemState||1||The data stored by the writer is part of the bootable system state.|
|SystemService||2||The writer either stores data used by a system service or is a system service itself.|
|UserData||3||The data is user data.|
Requester applications that are interested in backing up system state should look for writers with the
BootableSystemState or SystemService usage type.