DeleteReparseRule Method

Deletes a particular reparse rule.


int DeleteReparseRule(const char* lpszMask, const char* lpszProductGUID);
INT DeleteReparseRule(LPCWSTR lpszMask, LPCWSTR lpszProductGUID);


This method deletes the ReparseRules identified by Mask and associated with the application identified by ProductGUID.

If the flags and/or rule are deleted successfully, this method returns true; otherwise, it returns false.

The Mask parameter must be the file mask of an existing rule. If a rule with the specified mask cannot be found, this method will fail.

In most cases, the value passed for the ProductGUID parameter should be the same one that was used to call the Initialize method. Please refer to the AddReparseRule method's documentation for more information.

To delete all reparse rules, use the DeleteAllReparseRules method instead.

Note: The methods and properties related to rule management are not intended to be used from multiple threads at once. Applications that wish to use said methods and properties from multiple threads (such as, e.g., during the AfterFilterAttachToVolume and AfterFilterDetachFromVolume events) are responsible for employing proper thread synchronization techniques to ensure that manipulation and enumeration of the rule lists occurs in a thread-safe manner.

Error Handling (C++)

This method returns a Boolean 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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