Windows Management Instrumention (WMI)

Script: Check State of Service
Posted by Daren on Sunday, March 21, 2004 (PST)
Script: Checks the state of a local or remote service (running, stopped, etc...) Uses WMI Win32_Service.

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Script: Get BIOS Information
Posted by Daren on Friday, January 30, 2004 (PST)
Script: Prints out BIOS information about a local or remote computer that you have rights to. Manufacturer, Name, Serial Number, Version, and Status

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Howto: WMI Impersonation Levels
Posted by Daren on Monday, January 19, 2004 (PST)
Howto: Covers the Impersonation Levels used by WMI.

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Script: List All the Processes Running on a PC
Posted by Daren on Monday, January 19, 2004 (PST)
Script: Using WMI, lists all the processes currently running on a machine. Displaying their Name and Handle. Uses WMI Win32_Process.

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Quick Overview of WMI
Posted by superman on Friday, January 16, 2004 (PST)
Windows Management Instrumention (WMI) is Microsoft's implementation of Web-Based Enterprise Management (WBEM).

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