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Win32_ShadowContext

The Win32_ShadowContext class is used to specify how a shadow copy is to be created, queried, or deleted and the degree of writer involvment.

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Properties

In this WMI class, all WMI properties are read-only. You can only read values but not change them.

Caption

Data type String

A short textual description (one-line string) of the CIM_Setting object.

ClientAccessible

Data type Boolean

The ClientAccessible property is indicates whether the shadow copy was created by the Windows Previous Versions component.

Description

Data type String

A textual description of the CIM_Setting object.

Differential

Data type Boolean

The Differential property indicates whether the shadow copy was created by a differential shadow copy provider. The provider can be implemented in hardware or software.

ExposedLocally

Data type Boolean

The ExposedLocally property indicates whether the shadow copy is exposed on the local machine with a drive letter or mount point. If this flag and the ExposedRemotely flag is not set, the shadow copy is hidden.

ExposedRemotely

Data type Boolean

The ExposedRemotely property indicates whether the shadow copy is exposed on a remote machine with a network share. If this flag and the ExposedLocally flag is not set, the shadow copy is hidden.

HardwareAssisted

Data type Boolean

The HardwareAssisted property indicates whether the shadow copy was created by a hardware shadow copy provider.

Imported

Data type Boolean

The Imported property indicates whether the shadow copy was imported onto this machine using the Import method rather than created using the ShadowCopy create method.

Name

Data type String

The name of the context

NoAutoRelease

Data type Boolean

The NoAutoRelease property indicates whether the shadow copy is automatically deleted when the shadow copy requestor process ends. If this property is $true, the shadow copy is retained after the requestor process ends.

NotSurfaced

Data type Boolean

The shadow copy is not currently in the device namespace of the local machine.

NoWriters

Data type Boolean

The NoWriters property indicates whether the shadow copy was created with the involvement of shadow copy writer components.

Persistent

Data type Boolean

The Persistent property indicates whether the shadow copy is persistent across reboots.

Plex

Data type Boolean

The Plex property indicates whether the shadow copy was created by a split mirror shadow copy provider. The provider can be implemented in hardware or software.

SettingID

Data type String

The identifier by which the CIM_Setting object is known.

Transportable

Data type Boolean

The Transportable property indicates whether the shadow copy can be surfaced on another machine. If this property is $false and the volumes are surfaced locally, it may not be possible to surface them later on a different machine.

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Content last updated: 2013-12-27 12:26:47 (UTC).

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