PropertyData Class

Definition

Represents information about a WMI property.

public ref class PropertyData
public class PropertyData
type PropertyData = class
Public Class PropertyData
Inheritance
PropertyData

Examples

The following example lists information about the Win32_OperatingSystem class using the PropertyData class. For more information about Win32_OperatingSystem, see the Windows Management Instrumentation documentation.

using System;
using System.Management;

public class Sample 
{    
    public static void Main() 
    {

        // Get the WMI class
        ManagementClass osClass = 
            new ManagementClass("Win32_OperatingSystem");

        osClass.Options.UseAmendedQualifiers = true;

        // Get the Properties in the class
        PropertyDataCollection properties =
            osClass.Properties;

        // display the Property names
        Console.WriteLine("Property Name: ");
        foreach (PropertyData property in properties)
        {
            Console.WriteLine(
                "---------------------------------------");
            Console.WriteLine(property.Name);
            Console.WriteLine("Description: " +
                property.Qualifiers["Description"].Value);
            Console.WriteLine();

            Console.WriteLine("Type: ");               
            Console.WriteLine(property.Type);

            Console.WriteLine();

            Console.WriteLine("Qualifiers: ");
            foreach(QualifierData q in 
                property.Qualifiers)
            {
                Console.WriteLine(q.Name);
            }
            Console.WriteLine();

            foreach (ManagementObject c in osClass.GetInstances())
            {
                Console.WriteLine("Value: ");
                Console.WriteLine(
                    c.Properties[property.Name.ToString()].Value);
        
                Console.WriteLine();
            }
        }    
    }
}
Imports System.Management


Public Class Sample
    Public Overloads Shared Function _
        Main(ByVal args() As String) As Integer

        ' Get the WMI class
        Dim osClass As ManagementClass = _
            New ManagementClass("Win32_OperatingSystem")

        osClass.Options.UseAmendedQualifiers = True

        ' Get the Properties in the class
        Dim properties As PropertyDataCollection = _
            osClass.Properties

        ' display the Property names
        Console.WriteLine("Property Name: ")
        For Each p As PropertyData In properties

            Console.WriteLine( _
                "---------------------------------------")
            Console.WriteLine(p.Name)
            Console.WriteLine("Description: " & _
                p.Qualifiers("Description").Value)
            Console.WriteLine()

            Console.WriteLine("Type: ")
            Console.WriteLine(p.Type)

            Console.WriteLine()

            Console.WriteLine("Qualifiers: ")
            For Each q As QualifierData In _
                p.Qualifiers

                Console.WriteLine(q.Name)
            Next
            Console.WriteLine()

            For Each c As ManagementObject In osClass.GetInstances()

                Console.WriteLine("Value: ")
                Console.WriteLine( _
                    c.Properties(p.Name.ToString()).Value)

                Console.WriteLine()
            Next
        Next

    End Function
End Class

Properties

IsArray

Gets a value indicating whether the property is an array.

IsLocal

Gets a value indicating whether the property has been defined in the current WMI class.

Name

Gets the name of the property.

Origin

Gets the name of the WMI class in the hierarchy in which the property was introduced.

Qualifiers

Gets the set of qualifiers defined on the property.

Type

Gets the CIM type of the property.

Value

Gets or sets the current value of the property.

Methods

Equals(Object)

Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.

(Inherited from Object)
GetHashCode()

Serves as the default hash function.

(Inherited from Object)
GetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.

(Inherited from Object)
MemberwiseClone()

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.

(Inherited from Object)
ToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.

(Inherited from Object)

Applies to