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Storage Management and WMI Classes

This section describes the Storage Management Initiative Specification (SMI-S) requirements and the system-supplied Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) classes used in the Windows storage architecture. For a discussion of how storage miniport drivers handle WMI classes, see Handling WMI SRBs in Storage Miniport Drivers.

Storage Management Providers, SMI-S requirements, and system-supplied WMI classes are in the following categories:

Storage Managemement Providers

SMI-S Requirements

HBA WMI Classes

iSCSI WMI Classes

MPIO WMI Classes

NPIV WMI Classes



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