Windows Management Framework is here!

Windows Management Framework, which includes Windows PowerShell 2.0, WinRM 2.0, and BITS 4.0, was officially released to the world this morning.  By providing a consistent management interface across the various flavors of Windows, we are making our platform that much more attractive to deploy.  IT Professionals can now easily manage their Windows XP, Windows Server…


How to extend WMI Provider unload time?

1.      Extend the Provider Unload time __win32provider Instance:         UnloadTime =  <CIM_Datetime for interval http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa387237(VS.85).aspx>     For example: instance of __Win32Provider {                 CLSID = “{41ED66D6-53DC-4475-9765-B69FBC84CD28}”;                 HostingModel = “NetworkServiceHOST“;                 Name = “InterOpProv”;                 UnloadedTimeout = “00000001000000.000000:000”; }; ð  Making provider loaded inside an individual wmiprvse.exe, and marked the unload interval to 1…

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Writing WMI providers FAQ series – 3 – Is it better to use embedded objects or association in a CIM model?

It happens that some CIM models need to link various entities together. The recommended approach for doing this is to use Associations and References. By default WMI is capable to handle associations based on the relations defined in the CIM schema. However, this mechanism involves an enumeration of both ends represented by the associations. Once…

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