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Application Instrumentation with WMI

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May 14, 2011 6:15 AM

College of Lake County, 19351 W. Washington Str. Grayslake, IL 60030-1198

College of Lake County, 19351 W. Washington Str. Grayslake, IL 60030-1198

WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation) is most commonly used to query for hard drives, find out what services are running, and other basic Windows functions. But, did you know that you can make your own objects queryable in WMI as well, as well as send custom events? We'll go over how to query machine state with WMI, and then how to instrument your own applications with WMI as well. Finally, I'll show how to make a custom MMC plugin powered with WMI.

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