MI Flags

The following flags are used by various functions in the MI API.

 

Runtime Type Information (RTTI) Flags

The following RTTI bitmasks specify what options are acceptable to the client.

 

MI_OPERATIONFLAGS_NO_RTTI
0x0400

All instance elements are string types except embedded objects and references, but their elements will be strings also.

MI_OPERATIONFLAGS_BASIC_RTTI
0x0002

All instance elements may be strings or the correct type.

MI_OPERATIONFLAGS_STANDARD_RTTI
0x0800

All instance elements are of the correct type, but some hierarchical information may be lost due to optimizations.

MI_OPERATIONFLAGS_FULL_RTTI
0x0004

All instance elements at every level of the instances class hierarchy will be accurate. This will be the slowest option.

MI_OPERATIONFLAGS_DEFAULT_RTTI
0x0000

The protocol handler will pick the best option.

 

Polymorphism Flags

The following polymorphism bitmasks specify what options are acceptable to the client.

 

MI_OPERATIONFLAGS_POLYMORPHISM_SHALLOW
0x0080

Contains simple polymorphism.

MI_OPERATIONFLAGS_POLYMORPHISM_DEEP_BASE_PROPS_ONLY
0x0180

Contains detailed polymorphism for base properties only.

 

Miscellaneous Flags

The following flags specify the other options that are acceptable to the client.

 

MI_OPERATIONFLAGS_LOCALIZED_QUALIFIERS
0x0008

Contains localized qualifiers. This flag is not supported for delete and invoke operations.

MI_OPERATIONFLAGS_EXPENSIVE_PROPERTIES
0x0040

Contains expensive properties.

MI_OPERATIONFLAGS_REPORT_OPERATION_STARTED
0x0200

Requires a report to be issued whenever an operation has started.

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

 

 

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