Win32_DirectorySpecification - WMI sample in VBScript
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The Win32_DirectorySpecification WMI class can be used in ActiveXperts Network Monitor to monitor your servers.
The Win32_DirectorySpecification class represents the directory layout for the product. Each instance of the class represents a directory in both the source image and the destination image. Directory resolution is performed as follows:
- Root destination directories: The root directory entries are those with a null Directory_Parent value or a Directory_Parent value identical to the Directory value. The value in the Directory property is interpreted as the name of a property defining the location of the destination directory. If the property is defined, the destination directory is resolved to the property`s value. If the property is undefined, the ROOTDRIVE property is used instead to resolve the path.
- Root source directories: The value of the DefaultDir column for root entries is interpreted as the name of a property defining the source location of this directory. This property must be defined or an error will occur.
- Non-root destination directories: The Directory value for a non-root directory is also interpreted as the name of a property defining the location of the destination. If the property is defined, the destination directory is resolved to the property`s value. If the property is not defined, the destination directory is resolved to a sub-directory beneath the resolved destination directory for the Directory_Parent entry. The DefaultDir value defines the name of the sub-directory.
- Non-root source directories: The source directory for a non-root directory is resolved to a sub-directory of the resolved source directory for the Directory_Parent entry. Again, the DefaultDir value defines the name of the sub-directory.
On Error Resume Next strComputer = "." Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2") Set colItems = objWMIService.ExecQuery("Select * from Win32_DirectorySpecification",,48) For Each objItem in colItems Wscript.Echo "Caption: " & objItem.Caption Wscript.Echo "CheckID: " & objItem.CheckID Wscript.Echo "CheckMode: " & objItem.CheckMode Wscript.Echo "DefaultDir: " & objItem.DefaultDir Wscript.Echo "Description: " & objItem.Description Wscript.Echo "Directory: " & objItem.Directory Wscript.Echo "DirectoryPath: " & objItem.DirectoryPath Wscript.Echo "DirectoryType: " & objItem.DirectoryType Wscript.Echo "Name: " & objItem.Name Wscript.Echo "SoftwareElementID: " & objItem.SoftwareElementID Wscript.Echo "SoftwareElementState: " & objItem.SoftwareElementState Wscript.Echo "TargetOperatingSystem: " & objItem.TargetOperatingSystem Wscript.Echo "Version: " & objItem.Version Next