CreateBuffer Method of the IFWXFirewall Interface

The CreateBuffer method creates (allocates) a buffer object of the given size.

Syntax

HRESULT CreateBuffer(
  [in]   DWORD dwBufferLength,
  [out]  IFWXIOBuffer** pIOBuffer
);

Parameters

dwBufferLength

Number of bytes to allocate.

pIOBuffer

Address of a variable that receives a pointer to the IFWXIOBuffer interface.

Return Value

This method returns S_OK if the call is successful; otherwise, it returns an error code.

Remarks

Use the CreateBuffer method to create an empty buffer for data that is not constant. To create a buffer for data that is constant, use the IFWXFirewall::CreateConstBuffer method.

Filters are not required to use this method. A filter may provide its own buffer objects as long as they support the IFWXIOBuffer interface.

Requirements

Server Requires Windows Server 2008.
Version Requires Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG).
Header

Declared in Wspfwext.idl.

DLL

Requires Wspsrv.exe.

See Also

IFWXFirewall
IFWXFirewall::CreateConstBuffer
IFWXFirewall::CreateWindowBuffer


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