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Time limit on ManagementScope .Connect?

Hello, is there a way to limit the time a "ManagementScop e.Connect"
execution takes to end before it times out by itself? I tried using
ConnectionOptio ns.TimeOut property to no avail.

I am trying with the code below to scan a group of computers, but there are
still a few computers that take way more than two seconds to time out.

Please, any help or pointers will be greatly appreciated.

Dim options As New ConnectionOptio ns
Dim query As ObjectQuery
Dim searcher As ManagementObjec tSearcher
Dim queryCollection As ManagementObjec tCollection
Dim m As ManagementObjec t
Dim scope As New ManagementScope ("\\" & oName & "\root\cimv 2", options)
Try
scope.Options.T imeout = New TimeSpan(200000 00)
scope.Connect()
Catch ex As System.Unauthor izedAccessExcep tion
oMsg &= "Connect UnauthorizedAcc essException: " & ex.Message
Exit Sub
Catch ex As System.Runtime. InteropServices .COMException
oMsg &= "Connect COMException: " & ex.Message
Exit Sub
End Try

Regards,

federico
Oct 6 '08 #1
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