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ManagementObject.InvokeMethod Method (String, Object[])

Invokes a method on the object.

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

public Object InvokeMethod (
	string methodName,
	Object[] args
)
public Object InvokeMethod (
	String methodName, 
	Object[] args
)
public function InvokeMethod (
	methodName : String, 
	args : Object[]
) : Object

Parameters

methodName

The name of the method to execute.

args

An array containing parameter values.

Return Value

The object value returned by the method.

If the method is static, the execution should still succeed.

.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.

The following example invokes the Win32_Process::Create method to start a new process of Notepad.exe.

using System;
using System.Management;

// This sample demonstrates invoking
// a WMI method using an array of arguments.
public class InvokeMethod 
{    
    public static void Main() 
    {

        // Get the object on which the
        // method will be invoked
        ManagementClass processClass = 
            new ManagementClass("Win32_Process");

        // Create an array containing all
        // arguments for the method
        object[] methodArgs = 
            {"notepad.exe", null, null, 0};

        //Execute the method
        object result = 
            processClass.InvokeMethod(
            "Create", methodArgs);

        //Display results
        Console.WriteLine(
            "Creation of process returned: " + result);
        Console.WriteLine("Process id: " + methodArgs[3]);
    }

}

  • Full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted code. For more information, see .

Windows 98, Windows 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 .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
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