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NAME ^

DMTF::CIM::Instance::Method - Provides access to methods from a DMTF::CIM::Instance

VERSION ^

This document describes DMTF::CIM::Instance::Method 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');

  $instance->method->Invoke(param=>value);

DESCRIPTION ^

This class is returned by the method method of DMTF::CIM::Instance::Method It is not expected to be used by itself.

INTERFACE ^

The returned object behaves as described in the "OBJECTS" section of DMTF::CIM for valued objects. The return value is the value of the method.

METHODS

new ( [ method=>method_def ] )

Creates a new property with the CIM property description property_def and a value stored at valueref.

parameter( name )

Returns a valued object as described in DMTF::CIM for the named parameter.

parameters

Returns a list of all in and out parameters for the method.

in_params

Returns a list of all input parameters for the method.

out_params

Returns a list of all output parameters for the method.

clear_parameters

Removes all values from all the associated parameters.

invoke

Invokes the method with the currently set parameter values and sets the value of the method object to be the return value.

Note that some parameters may be present in both in_params and out_params.

DIAGNOSTICS ^

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

CONFIGURATION AND ENVIRONMENT ^

DMTF::CIM::Instance::Property 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 ^

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