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Win32 schema

A Microsoft extension to the CIM schema that contains definitions of classes and instances to represent managed objects that exist in a typical Windows environment.

WMI Class

A template for a type of managed object. WMI classes define the basic units of management.

WMI Class Provider

A COM server that supplies class definitions. Class providers implement methods in the IWbemServices interface to support data retrieval, modification, deletion, enumeration, and query processing.

WMI Control

A Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in that enables a user to configure WMI settings on a local or remote computer.

WMI for Windows Driver Model (WDM)

A low-level component that provides access between WMI and hardware devices.

WMI ODBC Adapter

An interface that enables an application to get information from Windows Management using WMI Query Language. This provides a standard API that allows ODBC-based applications to use the data in the CIM repository as if it were a database.

WMI Query Language (WQL)

A subset of structured query language (SQL) with extensions to support WMI event notification and other WMI-specific features.

WMI method

A method implemented by the WMI COM API or the Scripting API. Two examples are the COM method IWbemServices::ExecMethod and the similar scripting API method SWbemServices.ExecMethod.

WMI repository

A central storage area managed by the CIM Object Manager.

WQL

See WMI Query Language (WQL).

 

 

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