ManagementCreateAttribute Class

 

The ManagementCreateAttribute is used to indicate that a method creates a new instance of a managed entity.

Note: the WMI .NET libraries are now considered in final state, and no further development, enhancements, or updates will be available for non-security related issues affecting these libraries. The MI APIs should be used for all new development.

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

System.Object
  System.Attribute
    System.Management.Instrumentation.ManagementMemberAttribute
      System.Management.Instrumentation.ManagementNewInstanceAttribute
        System.Management.Instrumentation.ManagementCreateAttribute

[AttributeUsageAttribute(AttributeTargets.Constructor | AttributeTargets.Method, 
	AllowMultiple = false)]
[HostProtectionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, MayLeakOnAbort = true)]
public sealed class ManagementCreateAttribute : ManagementNewInstanceAttribute

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodManagementCreateAttribute()

Initializes a new instance of the T:System.Management.ManagementCreateAttribute class. This is the default constructor.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubpropertyName

Gets or sets the name of the management attribute.(Inherited from ManagementMemberAttribute.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyTypeId

When implemented in a derived class, gets a unique identifier for this Attribute.(Inherited from Attribute.)

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodEquals(Object)

This API supports the product infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code. Returns a value that indicates whether this instance is equal to a specified object.(Inherited from Attribute.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetHashCode()

Returns the hash code for this instance.(Inherited from Attribute.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodIsDefaultAttribute()

When overridden in a derived class, indicates whether the value of this instance is the default value for the derived class.(Inherited from Attribute.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodMatch(Object)

When overridden in a derived class, returns a value that indicates whether this instance equals a specified object.(Inherited from Attribute.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethod_Attribute.GetIDsOfNames(Guid, IntPtr, UInt32, UInt32, IntPtr)

Maps a set of names to a corresponding set of dispatch identifiers.(Inherited from Attribute.)

System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethod_Attribute.GetTypeInfo(UInt32, UInt32, IntPtr)

Retrieves the type information for an object, which can be used to get the type information for an interface.(Inherited from Attribute.)

System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethod_Attribute.GetTypeInfoCount(UInt32)

Retrieves the number of type information interfaces that an object provides (either 0 or 1).(Inherited from Attribute.)

System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethod_Attribute.Invoke(UInt32, Guid, UInt32, Int16, IntPtr, IntPtr, IntPtr, IntPtr)

Provides access to properties and methods exposed by an object.(Inherited from Attribute.)

The lifetime of a managed entity is not bound to the lifetime of the .NET object representing it. The provider can use the method marked with this attribute to create a new instance of the corresponding managed entity.

The method parameters should have the same name and type as the parameters of the class binding constructor.

Use of this attribute does not have any affect on registration of the WMI class in the repository. It is only used at runtime.

The following example demonstrates how to use the ManagementCreate attribute.

[ManagementEntity]
public class ProcessInstance
{
     [ManagementKey]
     public int Id; 

     [ManagementCreate]
     public ProcessInstance StartProcess(string cmdLine)
     {
        ProcessInstance newProcess = new ProcessInstance(cmdLine);
        newProcess.Start();
        return newProcess;
     }
}

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5

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

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