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InstrumentationType Enumeration

Specifies the type of instrumentation provided by a class.

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

public enum InstrumentationType

Member nameDescription
InstanceThe class provides instances for management instrumentation.
EventThe class provides events for management instrumentation.
AbstractThe class defines an abstract class for management instrumentation.

The following example demonstrates how to create a management event class by using the InstrumentationType enumeration.

using System;
using System.Management;
using System.Configuration.Install;
using System.Management.Instrumentation;

// This example demonstrates how to create 
// a management event class by using 
// the InstrumentationType enumeration 

// Specify which namespace the management event 
// class is created in

// Let the system know you will run 
// InstallUtil.exe tool against this assembly
public class MyInstaller : 
    DefaultManagementProjectInstaller {}

namespace WMISample
    // Create a management instrumentation event class
    public class MyEvent
        private string EventName;
        public void setEventName(string name)
            EventName = name;

    public class WMIInstrumentedEventExample
        public static void Main() 
            MyEvent e = new MyEvent();

            // Fire a management event

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0