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Chroot-ing in Windows - As Easy As A:, B:, C:

Posted by , 16 January 2012 · 1,260 views

Windows C++ Internals
Linux people who have to work in Windows are sometimes found lamenting about the basic tools it has which are absent from Microsoft's product. While recent developments of Windows have implemented variously featured versions of whoami, ln, cat, grep, ps and chmod, one app that's so far evaded the conversion is chroot.

Whatever the reason may be for its absence, it is definitely not because there's is no support mechanism for it. Just like in Linux, it's a single function call.

NtSetInformationProcess(hProcess, ProcessDeviceMap, &hObjectDirectory, sizeof(hObjectDirectory));

Ok, so it's technically one function call, but there needs to be a bit of setup beforehand...

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