IWbemClassObject::InheritsFrom method (wbemcli.h)

The IWbemClassObject::InheritsFrom method determines if the current class or instance derives from a specified parent class.


HRESULT InheritsFrom(
  [in] LPCWSTR strAncestor


[in] strAncestor

Cannot be NULL. It contains the class name that is being tested. If the current object has this class for one of its ancestor classes, WBEM_S_NO_ERROR returns. This must point to a valid LPCWSTR, which is treated as read-only.

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