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ManagementObject.Options Property

Gets or sets additional information to use when retrieving the object.

Namespace: System.Management
Assembly: System.Management (in

public ObjectGetOptions Options { get; set; }
/** @property */
public ObjectGetOptions get_Options ()

/** @property */
public void set_Options (ObjectGetOptions value)

public function get Options () : ObjectGetOptions

public function set Options (value : ObjectGetOptions)

Not applicable.

Property Value

An ObjectGetOptions to use when retrieving the object.

When the property is changed after the management object has been bound to a WMI object, the management object is disconnected from the original WMI object and later rebound using the new options.

.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 initializes a new instance of the ManagementObject class and then change the default options for the ManagementObject.

using System;
using System.Management;
public class Sample 
    public static void Main() 
        ///Contains default options
        ManagementObject o = 
            new ManagementObject("Win32_Process.Name='notepad.exe'"); 

        // Replace default options, 
        // in this case requesting retrieval of
        // amended qualifiers along with the WMI object.
        o.Options = new ObjectGetOptions(
            null, System.TimeSpan.MaxValue, true);

Windows 98, Windows Server 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 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0