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NAME ^

DMTF::CIM::Instance - Provides access to instances in a DMTF::CIM model

VERSION ^

This document describes DMTF::CIM::Instance version 0.04

SYNOPSIS ^

  use DMTF::CIM::WSMan;
  my $cim=DMTF::CIM::WSMan->new();

  my $instance = $cim->get('wsman.wbem://host:623/interop:CIM_ManagedElement.InstanceID=1');

  print $instance->class
  print ":$instance->superclass" if(defined $instance->superclass);
  print "\n";
  foreach my $prop ( $instance->defined_properties ) {
      print "$prop: ",$prop->value,"\n";
  }

DESCRIPTION ^

This class is returned by and passed into the various "connector" DMTF::CIM modules such as DMTF::CIM::WSMan. It is not expected to be used by itself.

INTERFACE ^

The returned object behaves as described in the "OBJECTS" section of DMTF::CIM for non-valued objects.

METHODS

uri ( new_uri )

Returns or sets the untyped WBEM URI as defined in DSP0207.

class

Returns the class of the instance.

superclass

Returns the parent class of the instance or undef is it is a top-level class.

defined_properties

Returns a LIST of all properties which have a non-NULL value in the current instance.

all_properties

Returns a LIST of all properties in the current instance (including ones with a NULL value).

is_association

Returns a true value if the instance class is an assocation class.

property ( name )

Returns a DMTF::CIM::Instance::Property object representing the specified property name in the instance.

methods

Returns a LIST of all methods in the current instance.

method ( name )

Returns a DMTF::CIM::Instance::Method object representing the specified property name in the instance.

DIAGNOSTICS ^

This class carp()s and returns undef (or empty list) on all errors.

CONFIGURATION AND ENVIRONMENT ^

DMTF::CIM::Instance requires no configuration files or environment variables.

DEPENDENCIES ^

None.

INCOMPATIBILITIES ^

None reported.

BUGS AND LIMITATIONS ^

No bugs have been reported.

Please report any bugs or feature requests to bug-dmtf-cim-instance@rt.cpan.org, or through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org.

AUTHOR ^

Stephen James Hurd <shurd@broadcom.com>

LICENCE AND COPYRIGHT ^

Copyright (c) 2012, Broadcom Corporation <shurd@broadcom.com>. All rights reserved.

This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. See perlartistic.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY ^

BECAUSE THIS SOFTWARE IS LICENSED FREE OF CHARGE, THERE IS NO WARRANTY FOR THE SOFTWARE, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE STATED IN WRITING THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND/OR OTHER PARTIES PROVIDE THE SOFTWARE "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THE SOFTWARE IS WITH YOU. SHOULD THE SOFTWARE PROVE DEFECTIVE, YOU ASSUME THE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION.

IN NO EVENT UNLESS REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAW OR AGREED TO IN WRITING WILL ANY COPYRIGHT HOLDER, OR ANY OTHER PARTY WHO MAY MODIFY AND/OR REDISTRIBUTE THE SOFTWARE AS PERMITTED BY THE ABOVE LICENCE, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR DAMAGES, INCLUDING ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SOFTWARE (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF DATA OR DATA BEING RENDERED INACCURATE OR LOSSES SUSTAINED BY YOU OR THIRD PARTIES OR A FAILURE OF THE SOFTWARE TO OPERATE WITH ANY OTHER SOFTWARE), EVEN IF SUCH HOLDER OR OTHER PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

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