... more on using WMI - Windows Management Instrumentation ~ Siccolo - Free Management Tool For SQL Server!

Thursday, November 8, 2007

... more on using WMI - Windows Management Instrumentation

See how to build Network Browser by Using WMI to retrieve Domain Information, Enumerate Computers on Network with WMI - .NET allows to retrieve almost any information about local network by using WMI - Windows Management Instrumentation - service with ManagementObjectSearcher class and in conjunction with Active Directory Service Interfaces (ADSI) - Active Directory hierarchy.

and also - How to check for Shared Open Files with WMI and Win32_ConnectionShare

WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation) is a component of the Microsoft operating system that allows to monitor virtually every piece of the system (either locally or remotely) as well as control the windows operating system. Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) is the infrastructure for management data and operations on Windows-based operating systems and can be used in all Windows-based applications, and is most useful in enterprise applications and administrative scripts.
WMI consists of several pieces that allow it to manage systems. All parts of the operating system are managed through COM by a provider that talks to WMI. WMI also has a repository and a Windows Management service that manages reading and writing information between the provider and the repository.

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Wow... nice article on WMI... Now I can monitor what my colleagues are doing in my absence...

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