CInstance::GetTimeSpan 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 GetTimeSpan method retrieves a property that represents a WMI time span.


bool GetTimeSpan(
        LPCWSTR        name,
  [ref] WBEMTimeSpan & wbemtimespan



Name of the time span property retrieved.

[ref] wbemtimespan

Buffer to receive the time span property.

Return value

Returns TRUE if the operation was successful and FALSE if the supplied time span type is not valid for the property being returned or an attempt is made to retrieve a nonexistent property. More information is available in the log file, Framework.log.


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