- managed object
A hardware or software system component that is represented as an instance of a WMI class.
- Managed Object Format (MOF)
A language based on Interface Definition Language (IDL) that describes management information.
- management information base (MIB)
A database that stores a collection of representations of network objects.
A CIM component that describes the entities and relationships that represent managed objects. For example, classes, instances, and associations are included in the metamodel.
The schema of the metamodel.
- method provider
A provider that enables WMI access to the methods of a class. Also see Writing a Method Provider.
See management information base (MIB).
See Managed Object Format (MOF).
- MOF file
A text file that contains definitions of classes and instances specified using the Managed Object Format (MOF) language.