ContainerCmdletProvider.NewItem Method

Creates a new item at the specified path.

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

Dim path As String
Dim itemTypeName As String
Dim newItemValue As Object

Me.NewItem(path, itemTypeName, newItemValue)

protected virtual void NewItem (
	string path,
	string itemTypeName,
	Object newItemValue
protected void NewItem (
	String path, 
	String itemTypeName, 
	Object newItemValue
protected function NewItem (
	path : String, 
	itemTypeName : String, 
	newItemValue : Object



The path to where the item is to be created.


The provider defined type for the item to create.


The provider specific type that can be used to create a new instance of an item at the specified path.

This method defines provider-specific functionality for the New-Item cmdlet. If this implementation of the cmdlet requires additional parameters, the provider must also call the NewItemDynamicParameters method.

For more information about implementing providers (including samples), see Writing a Windows PowerShell Provider.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.


Target Platforms

Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows 2000 Server, Windows CE, Windows Server 2008, Windows 98 Second Edition, Pocket PC, Smart Phone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Professional, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 2008 R2, Windows Developer Preview, Windows Server Developer Preview

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