ManagementClass.GetRelatedClasses Method (String, String, String, String, String, String, EnumerationOptions)


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Retrieves classes related to the WMI class based on the specified options.

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

member GetRelatedClasses : 
        relatedClass:string *
        relationshipClass:string *
        relationshipQualifier:string *
        relatedQualifier:string *
        relatedRole:string *
        thisRole:string *
        options:EnumerationOptions -> ManagementObjectCollection


Type: System.String

The class from which resulting classes have to be derived.

Type: System.String

The relationship type which resulting classes must have with the source class.

Type: System.String

This qualifier must be present on the relationship.

Type: System.String

This qualifier must be present on the resulting classes.

Type: System.String

The resulting classes must have this role in the relationship.

Type: System.String

The source class must have this role in the relationship.

Type: System.Management.EnumerationOptions

The options for retrieving the resulting classes.

Return Value

Type: System.Management.ManagementObjectCollection

A collection of classes related to this class.

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 uses the GetRelatedClasses method to list the related classes to the CIM_LogicalDisk class. For more information, see "CIM_LogicalDisk" in the Windows Management Instrumentation documentation in the MSDN Library at

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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