CInstance::GetStatus method (instance.h)

[The CInstance class is part of the WMI Provider Framework which is 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.]

The GetStatus method determines whether a property exists and, if so, determines its type.


bool GetStatus(
        LPCWSTR   name,
  [ref] bool &    a_Exists,
        VARTYPE & a_VarType



Name of the property to verify.

[ref] a_Exists

TRUE if property exists and FALSE if the property does not exist.


Type of property.

Return value

Returns TRUE if the operation was successful and FALSE otherwise.


Requirement Value
Minimum supported client Windows Vista
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2008
Target Platform Windows
Header instance.h (include FwCommon.h)
Library FrameDyn.lib
DLL FrameDynOS.dll; FrameDyn.dll