GetError method of the Msvm_ConcreteJob class

When the job is executing or has terminated without error, then this method does not return a CIM_Error instance. However, if the job has failed because of some internal problem or because the job has been terminated by a client, then a CIM_Error instance is returned.


uint32 GetError(
  [out] string Error


Error [out]

Type: string

If the operational status of the job is not 2 (OK), this method returns a CIM_Error instance in CIM-XML format. Otherwise, if the Job is 2 (OK), NULL is returned.

Return value

Type: uint32

This method returns one of the following values.

Completed with No Error (0)

Failed (32768)

Access Denied (32769)

Not Supported (32770)

Status is unknown (32771)

Timeout (32772)

Invalid parameter (32773)

System is in used (32774)

Invalid state for this operation (32775)

Incorrect data type (32776)

System is not available (32777)

Out of memory (32778)


Access to the Msvm_ConcreteJob class might be restricted by UAC Filtering. For more information, see User Account Control and WMI.


Minimum supported client
None supported
Minimum supported server
Windows Server 2008
End of client support
None supported
End of server support
Windows Server 2012

See also