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IVssDifferentialSoftwareSnapshotManagementQueryVolumesSupportedForDiffAreas Method

The QueryVolumesSupportedForDiffAreas(String) method queries volumes that support shadow copy storage areas (including volumes with disabled shadow copy storage areas).

Namespace:  Alphaleonis.Win32.Vss
Assembly:  AlphaVSS.Common (in AlphaVSS.Common.dll) Version: 1.4.0.0 (1.4.0.0)
Syntax
IList<VssDiffVolumeProperties> QueryVolumesSupportedForDiffAreas(
	string originalVolumeName
)

Parameters

originalVolumeName
Type: SystemString

Name of the original volume that is the source of the shadow copies.

The name of the volume must be in one of the following formats:

  • The path of a volume mount point with a backslash (\)
  • A drive letter with backslash (\), for example, D:\
  • A unique volume name of the form \\?\Volume{GUID}\ (where GUID is the unique global identifier of the volume) with a backslash (\)

Return Value

Type: IListVssDiffVolumeProperties
A list of VssDiffVolumeProperties describing the volumes that support shadow copy storage areas (including volumes with disabled shadow copy storage areas).
Exceptions
ExceptionCondition
UnauthorizedAccessExceptionCaller does not have sufficient backup privileges or is not an administrator.
OutOfMemoryExceptionThe caller is out of memory or other system resources.
ArgumentExceptionOne of the parameter values is not valid.
ArgumentNullExceptionOne of the arguments was
SystemExceptionUnexpected error. The error code is logged in the error log file.
VssProviderVetoExceptionExpected provider error. The provider logged the error in the event log.
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