GetHandleCreatorProcessId Method

Retrieves the Id of the process (PID) that opened the specified file handle.


int GetHandleCreatorProcessId(qint64 lHandleInfo);


This method can be called within certain events to retrieve the Id of the process (PID) that opened the file handle specified by HandleInfo. The value to pass for HandleInfo should be obtained directly from the event. If the query fails, this method returns 0.

Please note that PIDs are not unique, and may be reused by different processes over time (though in practice, this is uncommon).

Applications cannot use this method to retrieve information about remote processes accessing virtual drives shared on the network. Windows does not provide such information due to the nature of remote access.

Note: This method can only be called within events that expose a HandleInfo parameter, and must be called in the same thread that the event was originally fired on.

Error Handling

This method returns an Integer value; after it returns, call the GetLastErrorCode() method to obtain its result code; 0 indicates success, while a non-zero error code indicates that this method encountered an error during its execution. If an error occurs, the GetLastError() method can be called to retrieve the associated error message.

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