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ProviderInfo Class

 

Updated: April 27, 2016

Applies To: Windows PowerShell

Provides information about a loaded Windows PowerShell provider.

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

System.Object
  System.Management.Automation.ProviderInfo

public class ProviderInfo

NameDescription
System_CAPS_protmethodProviderInfo(ProviderInfo)

Creates a new ProviderInfo object that uses another ProviderInfo object as a template.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubpropertyCapabilities

Gets the provider capabilities that are implemented by the provider.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyDescription

Gets and sets the description of the provider.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyDrives

Gets the drives that are available for the provider.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyHelpFile

Gets the path to the Help file of the provider.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyHome

Gets and sets the home (that is, the installation path) for the provider.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyImplementingType

Gets the .NET Framework type that contains the implementation of the provider.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyModule

Gets information about the module used to add the provider to the session. This property is introduced in Windows PowerShell 2.0.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyModuleName

Gets the name of the module that was used to add the provider. This property is introduced in Windows PowerShell 2.0.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyName

Gets the name of the provider.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyPSSnapIn

Gets information about the snapin that is used to manage the snap-in in the session.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodEquals(Object)

(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodFinalize()

(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetHashCode()

(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetType()

(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodMemberwiseClone()

(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodToString()

Returns the full name of the provider.(Overrides Object.ToString().)

A Windows PowerShell provider might want to derive from this class to provide its own public members to expose to the user or to cache information related to the provider.

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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