IOCTL_SCSI_PASS_THROUGH_DIRECT Limitation

Jan-Eric Duden jdu at ashampoo.com
Tue Jul 26 00:41:32 PDT 2005


* From the T10 Reflector (t10 at t10.org), posted by:
* Jan-Eric Duden <jdu at ashampoo.com>
*
Dear Wasim,

Use IOCTL_SCSI_PASS_THROUGH instead.

>From  
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/storage/hh/storage/k307_3ce0bb34-5f8d-40f8-ae98-24f597656ad0.xml.asp
:
"...Applications do not require administrative privileges to send a 
pass-through request to a device, but they must have read-write access 
to the device. .."


MfG / Regards
Jan-Eric Duden
ashampoo Technology GmbH & Co. KG
http://tech.ashampoo.com
http://www.ashampoo.com



Wasim Sabir wrote:

>* From the T10 Reflector (t10 at t10.org), posted by:
>* Wasim Sabir <wasim.sabir at gmail.com>
>*
>Dear All,
>
>My question is specific to Windows platform. Therefore if it is
>inappropriate to this mailing list then please excuse me.
>
>Why sending IOCTL_SCSI_PASS_THROUGH_DIRECT control code to ATAPI/SCSI
>device driver is only available toi administrator on Windows account?
>Is there any alternative available to non-admin users?
>
>--
>With kind regards,
>
>Wasim Sabir
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