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ManagementObject.GetRelated Method

Gets a collection of objects related to the object (associators).

Namespace:  System.Management
Assembly:  System.Management (in System.Management.dll)

'Declaration
Public Function GetRelated As ManagementObjectCollection

Return Value

Type: System.Management.ManagementObjectCollection
A ManagementObjectCollection containing the related objects.

The operation is equivalent to an ASSOCIATORS OF query where ResultClass = relatedClass.

.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.

The following example calls the GetRelated method to get a collection of objects related to an instance of the ManagementObject class.

Imports System
Imports System.Management


Class Sample_ManagementClass

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


        Dim o As New ManagementObject( _
        "Win32_Service=""Alerter""")

        Dim b As ManagementObject
        For Each b In o.GetRelated()
            Console.WriteLine( _
            "Object related to Alerter service : {0}", _
            b.ClassPath)
        Next b

        Return 0
    End Function 

End Class

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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