ManagementObject.GetRelated Method (String, String, String, String, String, String, Boolean, EnumerationOptions)

Gets a collection of objects related to the object (associators).

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

public ManagementObjectCollection GetRelated (
	string relatedClass,
	string relationshipClass,
	string relationshipQualifier,
	string relatedQualifier,
	string relatedRole,
	string thisRole,
	bool classDefinitionsOnly,
	EnumerationOptions options
public ManagementObjectCollection GetRelated (
	String relatedClass, 
	String relationshipClass, 
	String relationshipQualifier, 
	String relatedQualifier, 
	String relatedRole, 
	String thisRole, 
	boolean classDefinitionsOnly, 
	EnumerationOptions options
public function GetRelated (
	relatedClass : String, 
	relationshipClass : String, 
	relationshipQualifier : String, 
	relatedQualifier : String, 
	relatedRole : String, 
	thisRole : String, 
	classDefinitionsOnly : boolean, 
	options : EnumerationOptions
) : ManagementObjectCollection
Not applicable.



The class of the related objects.


The relationship class of interest.


The qualifier required to be present on the relationship class.


The qualifier required to be present on the related class.


The role that the related class is playing in the relationship.


The role that this class is playing in the relationship.


When this method returns, it contains only class definitions for the instances that match the query.


Extended options for how to execute the query.

Return Value

A ManagementObjectCollection containing the related objects.

This operation is equivalent to an ASSOCIATORS OF query where ResultClass = relatedClass.

.NET Framework Security

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.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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