Windows Management Instrumentation

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Windows Management Instrumentation

Description

With a dedicated Nexthink Act remote action, collect instances of Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) classes. Useful for retrieving miscellaneous pieces of information and for assessing the status of the devices. Beware that depending on the exact WMI query to process, running the script may result on a very resource intensive computation. Double-check that no side effects are noticeable before deploying the remote action at a large scale.

Platforms

  • Windows only.

License modules

  • Nexthink Act.

Compatibility

  • Nexthink V6.13 and later.

Script Get WMI data

  • Version 1.0.0.0

Script Description

The script returns instances of Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) classes. Useful for retrieving miscellaneous pieces of information and for assessing the status of the devices. Beware that depending on the exact WMI query to process, running the script may result on a very resource intensive computation. Double-check that no side effects are noticeable before deploying the remote action at a large scale.

Execution context and suggested scheduling

Run the script manually either as local system or as the current interactive user, depending on the data to retrieve.

Parameters

ID Name Description
1 Class The name of the WMI class.
2 NameSpace The WMI repository namespace where the specified WMI class is located when used with the Class parameter. Type in "" if not needed.
3 Filter Specifies a Where clause in WMI Query Language (WQL) to use as a filter. Type in "" if not needed.
4 Property The WMI class property that this cmdlet gets information from. Multiple comma-separated values are accepted.

Outputs

ID Label Type Description
1 Property Values String Value of the specified property or properties.