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EnumerationOptions Class
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EnumerationOptions Class

Provides a base class for query and enumeration-related options objects.

For a list of all members of this type, see EnumerationOptions Members.


[Visual Basic]
Public Class EnumerationOptions
   Inherits ManagementOptions
public class EnumerationOptions : ManagementOptions
public __gc class EnumerationOptions : public ManagementOptions
public class EnumerationOptions extends ManagementOptions

Thread Safety

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


using System;
using System.Management;

// This example demonstrates how to enumerate all top-level WMI classes
// and subclasses in root/cimv2 namespace.
class Sample_EnumerationOptions
    public static int Main(string[] args) {
        ManagementClass newClass = new ManagementClass();
        EnumerationOptions options = new EnumerationOptions();
        options.EnumerateDeep = false;
        foreach(ManagementObject o in newClass.GetSubclasses(options)) {
        return 0;
[Visual Basic] 
Imports System
Imports System.Management

' This example demonstrates how to enumerate all top-level WMI classes
' and subclasses in root/cimv2 namespace.
Class Sample_EnumerationOptions
    Overloads Public Shared Function Main(args() As String) As Integer
        Dim newClass As New ManagementClass()
        Dim options As New EnumerationOptions()
        options.EnumerateDeep = False
        Dim o As ManagementObject
        For Each o In newClass.GetSubclasses(options)
        Next o
        Return 0
    End Function
End Class

[C++, JScript] No example is available for C++ or JScript. To view a Visual Basic or C# example, click the Language Filter button Language Filter in the upper-left corner of the page.


Namespace: System.Management

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

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

See Also

EnumerationOptions Members | System.Management Namespace

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