CInstance::GetStringArray method

[The CInstance class is part of the WMI Provider Framework which is now considered in final state, and no further development, enhancements, or updates will be available for non-security related issues affecting these libraries. The MI APIs should be used for all new development.]

The GetStringArray method retrieves a property that represents an array of strings.


Platform::Boolean GetStringArray(
  LPCWSTR      name,
  SAFEARRAY *& strArray



Name of the string array property retrieved.


Buffer to receive the array of strings.

Return Value

Returns TRUE if the operation was successful and FALSE if the supplied string array type is not valid for the property being returned or an attempt is made to retrieve a nonexistent property. More information is available in the log file, Framework.log.


Windows version Windows Vista Windows Server 2008
Target Platform Windows
Header instance.h (include FwCommon.h)
Library FrameDyn.lib
DLL FrameDynOS.dll; FrameDyn.dll