ManagementBaseObject.GetPropertyValue(String) Method

Definition

Gets an equivalent accessor to a property's value.

public:
 System::Object ^ GetPropertyValue(System::String ^ propertyName);
public object GetPropertyValue (string propertyName);
member this.GetPropertyValue : string -> obj
Public Function GetPropertyValue (propertyName As String) As Object

Parameters

propertyName
String

The name of the property of interest.

Returns

The value of the specified property.

Examples

The following example lists all the names of the processes running on the local computer. The code uses the GetPropertyValue method to get the process names.

using System;
using System.Management;

public class Sample 
{    
    public static void Main() 
    {

        // Get the WMI class
        ManagementClass processClass = 
            new ManagementClass("Win32_Process");

        ManagementObjectCollection classObjects;
        classObjects = processClass.GetInstances();

        foreach (ManagementObject classObject in
            classObjects)
        {
            Console.WriteLine(
                classObject.GetPropertyValue(
                "Name"));
         
        }
    }
}
Imports System.Management


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

        ' Get the WMI class
        Dim processClass As New ManagementClass( _
            "Win32_Process")

        Dim classObjects As ManagementObjectCollection
        classObjects = processClass.GetInstances()

        For Each classObject As ManagementObject _
            In classObjects

            Console.WriteLine( _
                classObject.GetPropertyValue( _
                    "Name"))

        Next

    End Function
End Class

Remarks

.NET Framework Security

Full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted code. For more information, see Using Libraries from Partially Trusted Code.

Applies to