Getting started with CDXML

This section includes topics to get you started understanding and using CDXML.

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TopicDescription

CDXML definition and terms

This topic defines CDXML and its terms and lists resources for further reading.

CIM class overview

This topic introduces the core CIM class definition concepts.

Getting object instances through querying and filtering

This topic provides an overview of how to retrieve the instances of a class from a CIM server.

Performing operations on instances

This topic provides an overview of how a cmdlet that corresponds to an instance method, intrinsic or extrinsic, is applied to a set of instances of a class that have been retrieved by using a query constructed based on the query parameters.

Creating a new instance

This topic provides an overview of creating new instances of WMI objects.

Performing class operations

This topic provides an overview of performing class operations.

Handling WhatIf and Confirm in cmdlets

This topic covers some of the design considerations regarding handling WhatIf and Confirm in cmdlets.

Working with computers that are not running on Windows Server

This topic covers some of the design considerations regarding working with computers that are not running Windows Server.

High-level CDXML structure

This topic lists the structure of a CDXML document.

 

 

 

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