SMS_CategoryInstance Server WMI Class

 

Updated: November 1, 2013

Applies To: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1, System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

The SMS_CategoryInstance Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) class is an SMS Provider server class, in Configuration Manager, that represents a category instance used to replicate information about a category, for example, a product or a classification, to all child sites. This class is used in settings management monitoring.

Class SMS_CategoryInstance : SMS_CategoryInstanceBase
{
      String CategoryInstance_UniqueID;
      UInt32 CategoryInstanceID;
      String CategoryTypeName;
      String LocalizedCategoryInstanceName;
      SMS_Category_LocalizedProperties LocalizedInformation[];
      UInt32 LocalizedPropertyLocaleID;
      UInt32 ParentCategoryInstanceID;
      String SourceSite;
};

The SMS_CategoryInstance class does not define any methods.

CategoryInstance_UniqueID

Data type: String

Access type: Read/Write

Qualifiers: [unique, SizeLimit("512")

See SMS_CategoryInstanceBase Server WMI Class.

CategoryInstanceID

Data type: UInt32

Access type: Read-only

Qualifiers: [key, read]

See SMS_CategoryInstanceBase Server WMI Class.

CategoryTypeName

Data type: String

Access type: Read/Write

Qualifiers: None

See SMS_CategoryInstanceBase Server WMI Class.

LocalizedCategoryInstanceName

Data type: String

Access type: Read-only

Qualifiers: [read]

See SMS_CategoryInstanceBase Server WMI Class.

LocalizedInformation

Data type: SMS_Category_LocalizedProperties Array

Access type: Read/Write

Qualifiers: [lazy]

See SMS_CategoryInstanceBase Server WMI Class.

LocalizedPropertyLocaleID

Data type: UInt32

Access type: Read-only

Qualifiers: [read]

See SMS_CategoryInstanceBase Server WMI Class..

ParentCategoryInstanceID

Data type: UInt32

Access type: Read-only

Qualifiers: [read]

See SMS_CategoryInstanceBase Server WMI Class.

SourceSite

Data type: String

Access type: Read-only

Qualifiers: [read]

See SMS_CategoryInstanceBase Server WMI Class.

Class qualifiers for this class include:

  • Secured

For more information about both the class qualifiers and the property qualifiers included in the Properties section, see Configuration Manager Class and Property Qualifiers.

To use this class, the application creates an SMS_CategoryInstance object and sets the properties, as required, for the particular baseline configuration item.

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