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MI_Instance_GetElement function

Gets the value of the named element (CIM property).

Syntax


 MI_INLINE MI_Result MI_Instance_GetElement(
  _In_       const MI_Instance *self,
  _In_z_ const MI_Char *name,
  _Out_opt_  MI_Value *value,
  _Out_opt_  MI_Type *type,
  _Out_opt_  MI_Uint32 *flags,
  _Out_opt_  MI_Uint32 *index
);

Parameters

self [in]

Instance whose element value will be returned.

name

A null-terminated string that represents the name of the element.

value [out, optional]

Returned element value.

type [out, optional]

Returned element value type.

flags [out, optional]

Returned combination of the following values.

flagsMeaning
MI_FLAG_NULL
0x20000000

Element value is Null.

MI_FLAG_KEY
0x0001000

Element is a key.

MI_FLAG_IN
0x0002000

The parameter is of type In and is passed into a method.

MI_FLAG_OUT
0x0004000

The parameter is of type Out and is returned from a method.

 

index [out, optional]

Returned zero-based index of the element.

Return value

A value of the MI_Result enumeration that specifies the function return code. This can be one of the following codes.

Return codeDescription
MI_RESULT_OK

The operation succeeded.

MI_RESULT_SERVER_LIMITS_EXCEEDED

There is not enough memory to complete the request.

MI_RESULT_TYPE_MISMATCH

The value supplied is not compatible with the type.

MI_RESULT_INVALID_PARAMETER

One or more parameters passed to the function were not valid.

MI_RESULT_NOT_FOUND

Specified element does not exist.

MI_RESULT_FAILED

A failure not covered by other MI_Result error codes.

 

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 8

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012

Redistributable

Windows Management Framework 3.0 on Windows Server 2008 R2 with SP1, Windows 7 with SP1, and Windows Server 2008 with SP2

Header

Mi.h

See also

MI_Instance_AddElement
MI_Instance_ClearElement
MI_Instance_SetElement

 

 

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