Group Policy and WMI Support

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This reference supplements the information in Using Group Policy and WMI with Enterprise Library. It is divided into the following sections:

  • The Manageable Configuration Source Class. This section describes the design of the class that provides Group Policy and Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) configuration support in Enterprise Library.
  • Integration of Group Policy with Enterprise Library Applications. This section provides information about how instances of the ManageableConfigurationSource are integrated with Group Policy and includes information about Group Policy template structure.
  • WMI Support. This section discusses in more detail how application configuration objects are mapped to WMI objects and examines some of the limitations of the WMI functionality.