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View Provider

The View provider is an instance and method provider that creates new classes based on instances of other classes. You can use the View provider to take properties from different source classes, different namespaces, or different computers and combine the properties as a single class.

As an instance and method provider, the View provider supports the standard IWbemProviderInit interface and the following IWbemServices methods:

For more information about the qualifiers use to define View provider classes, see Qualifiers Specific to the View Provider.

For more information about views, see Linking Classes Together.

Two versions of the View provider are available on 64-bit platforms. For more information, see Getting and Providing Data on a 64-bit Computer.

The View provider is implemented in ViewProv.dll.

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WMI Providers