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VirtualMachine Property

Exchange Server 2003

VirtualMachine Property

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The VirtualMachine property indicates the name of the virtual machine that contains the virtual server. The VirtualMachine property is read-only, and is a key property of this class.

Applies To

The VirtualMachine property is a member of the Exchange_QueueVirtualServer Class.

Instance Path

The VirtualMachine property appears on instances of the \\COMPUTERNAME\ROOT\MicrosoftExchangeV2:Exchange_QueueVirtualServer class.

MOF Syntax

[key, read] String VirtualMachine;



VBScript Example

The following example shows how to retrieve a list of Exchange_QueueVirtualServer instances, and how to retrieve the associated VirtualMachine properties.

' Purpose:   Display each Exchange_QueueVirtualServer found for Exchange server,
'            and show the VirtualMachine property on the Exchange_QueueVirtualServer
'            objects
' Change:    cComputerName [string] the computer to access
' Output:    Displays the name of each Exchange_QueueVirtualServer and VirtualMachine property

On Error Resume Next
Dim cComputerName
Const cWMINameSpace = "root/MicrosoftExchangeV2"
Const cWMIInstance = "Exchange_QueueVirtualServer"
cComputerName = "MyComputerNETBIOSName"

Dim strWinMgmts		' Connection string for WMI
Dim objWMIExchange	' Exchange Namespace WMI object
Dim listExchange_QueueVirtualServers	' ExchangeLogons collection
Dim objExchange_QueueVirtualServer		' A single ExchangeLogon WMI object

' Create the object string, indicating WMI (winmgmts), using the
' current user credentials (impersonationLevel=impersonate),
' on the computer specified in the constant cComputerName, and
' using the CIM namespace for the Exchange provider.
strWinMgmts = "winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!//"& _
Set objWMIExchange =  GetObject(strWinMgmts)
' Verify we were able to correctly set the object.
If Err.Number <> 0 Then
  WScript.Echo "ERROR: Unable to connect to the WMI namespace."
  ' The Resources that currently exist appear as a list of
  ' Exchange_QueueVirtualServer instances in the Exchange namespace.
  Set listExchange_QueueVirtualServers = objWMIExchange.InstancesOf(cWMIInstance)
  ' Were any Exchange_QueueVirtualServer Instances returned?
  If (listExchange_QueueVirtualServers.count > 0) Then
    ' If yes, do the following:
    ' Iterate through the list of Exchange_QueueVirtualServer objects.
    For Each objExchange_QueueVirtualServer in listExchange_QueueVirtualServers
       ' Display the value of the VirtualMachine property.
       WScript.echo "VirtualMachine           = "& _
        " ["&TypeName(objExchange_QueueVirtualServer.VirtualMachine)&"] "& _
    ' If no Exchange_QueueVirtualServer instances were returned,
    ' display that.
    WScript.Echo "WARNING: No Exchange_QueueVirtualServer instances were returned."
  End If
End If