IWbemClassObject::BeginMethodEnumeration method (wbemcli.h)

Use the IWbemClassObject::BeginMethodEnumeration method call to begin an enumeration of the methods available for the object.

This call is only supported if the current object is a CIM class definition. Method manipulation is not available from IWbemClassObject pointers which point to CIM instances. The order in which methods are enumerated is guaranteed to be invariant for a given instance of IWbemClassObject.


HRESULT BeginMethodEnumeration(
  [in] long lEnumFlags


[in] lEnumFlags

Specifies the scope of the enumeration.

Possible values:


Only include methods that are defined in the class itself.


Only include methods that are inherited from parent classes.

Return value

This method returns an HRESULT indicating the status of the method call. The following list lists the value contained within an HRESULT. For general HRESULT values, see System Error Codes.


Requirement Value
Minimum supported client Windows Vista
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2008
Target Platform Windows
Header wbemcli.h (include Wbemidl.h)
Library WbemUuid.lib
DLL CIMWin32.dll; Esscli.dll; Fastprox.dll; FrameDyn.dll; FrameDynOS.dll; Krnlprov.dll; Ncprov.dll; Wbemcore.dll; Wbemess.dll; Wmipiprt.dll

See also