M2439 Scripting Using Microsoft Windows Management Instrumentation
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Length: 2 Days
* Discounting may be available for multiple students attending from the same organization and for private training classes; contact us for more information.
Course Description: The goal of this course is to teach Microsoft Windows 2000 operating system administrators how to develop Microsoft VisualBasic Script-based scripts that use the resources of Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI). Administrators will use thesescripts to perform a number of common tasks in the Microsoft Windows operating system environment
Target Student: This course is intended for Windows 2000 systems administrators who need to learn how to develop administrative scriptsfor their enterprise networks. In addition, this course benefits anyone who wants to learn about Windows Management Instrumentation.
Prerequisites: Before attending this course, students must have: Completed Course 2433
At the end of the course, students will be able to:
- Describe Windows Management Instrumentation and the Common Information Model (CIM).
- Use the WMI Software Developer Kit (SDK) Tools CIM Studio, WMI Event Registration, and WMI Event Viewer.
- Use the SDK documentation to research WMI classes.
- Describe the WMI Scripting API.
- Develop scripts that make local or remote connections to any WMI resources.
- Develop scripts that can efficiently query management data from local or remote resources.
- Develop scripts that can write to WMI local or remote resources.
- Describe the WMI event architecture.
- Develop scripts that can configure, monitor, and implement WMI events.
- Identify how they can apply WMI Scripting API scripts to access future resources that use Windows Management Instrumentation.
Full Course Outline
Module 1: Windows Management Instrumentation
Module 2: Working with WMI Objects
Module 3: Querying WMI
Module 4: Working with Events
Module 5: The Future of WMI