The MoveMembersEx Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) class method, in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, moves folder items to another folder.

The following syntax is simplified from Managed Object Format (MOF) code and defines the method.

SInt32 MoveMembers(
	 String InstanceKeys[],
	 UInt32 ContainerNodeID, 
	 UInt32 TargetContainerNodeID, 
	 UInt32 ObjectTypeName,



Data type: String ArrayQualifiers: [in]Instance keys that identify the folder items to move.

Data type: UInt32Qualifiers: [in]ID of the folder, or node, from which to copy the items.

Data type: UInt32Qualifiers: [in]ID of the folder, or node, to which to move the items.

Data type: UInt32Qualifiers: [in]The name of the object supported by the console folder.

Return Value

An SInt32 data type that is 0 to indicate success or non-zero to indicate failure.

For information about handling returned errors, see About Configuration Manager Errors.


An item cannot be moved to a folder of a different type. The ObjectType properties of SMS_ObjectContainerNode Server WMI Class and SMS_ObjectContainerItem Server WMI Class can be used to determine object types.


Runtime Requirements

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