This is a summary of recent revisions to the VSS documentation on MSDN.

 

1.       IVssBackupComponents::AddNewTarget  has an error in the remarks section fixed.

 

2.       The “Usage Conventions” topic has expanded information about binary compatibility for VSS applications across Windows versions (including a handy table)

 

3.       The “What's New in VSS in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista SP1” topic has been updated to include the BreakSnapshotSetEx method.

 

4.       The VSS_RESTOREMETHOD_ENUM enumeration has a new flag value (VSS_RME_RESTORE_STOP_START),  and the following topics have also been updated to reflect that

a. VSS_RESTOREMETHOD_ENUM:

b.IVssCreateWriterMetadata::SetRestoreMethod

c. IVssExamineWriterMetadata::GetRestoreMethod

d.Stopping Services for Restore by Requesters

 

-Dinesh