PropertyData Class
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PropertyData Class

 

Represents information about a WMI property.

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

System.Object
  System.Management.PropertyData

public class PropertyData

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubpropertyIsArray

Gets a value indicating whether the property is an array.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyIsLocal

Gets a value indicating whether the property has been defined in the current WMI class.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyName

Gets the name of the property.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyOrigin

Gets the name of the WMI class in the hierarchy in which the property was introduced.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyQualifiers

Gets the set of qualifiers defined on the property.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyType

Gets the CIM type of the property.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyValue

Gets or sets the current value of the property.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodEquals(Object)

Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodFinalize()

Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetHashCode()

Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodMemberwiseClone()

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

The following example lists information about the Win32_OperatingSystem class using the PropertyData class. For more information about Win32_OperatingSystem, see the Windows Management Instrumentation documentation in the MSDN Library at http://msdn.microsoft.com/library.

using System;
using System.Management;

public class Sample 
{    
    public static void Main() 
    {

        // Get the WMI class
        ManagementClass osClass = 
            new ManagementClass("Win32_OperatingSystem");

        osClass.Options.UseAmendedQualifiers = true;

        // Get the Properties in the class
        PropertyDataCollection properties =
            osClass.Properties;

        // display the Property names
        Console.WriteLine("Property Name: ");
        foreach (PropertyData property in properties)
        {
            Console.WriteLine(
                "---------------------------------------");
            Console.WriteLine(property.Name);
            Console.WriteLine("Description: " +
                property.Qualifiers["Description"].Value);
            Console.WriteLine();

            Console.WriteLine("Type: ");               
            Console.WriteLine(property.Type);

            Console.WriteLine();

            Console.WriteLine("Qualifiers: ");
            foreach(QualifierData q in 
                property.Qualifiers)
            {
                Console.WriteLine(q.Name);
            }
            Console.WriteLine();

            foreach (ManagementObject c in osClass.GetInstances())
            {
                Console.WriteLine("Value: ");
                Console.WriteLine(
                    c.Properties[property.Name.ToString()].Value);

                Console.WriteLine();
            }
        }    
    }
}

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1

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

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