AppManager for Windows Management Instrumentation
Date Published: January 2013
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) is the infrastructure for managing data and operations on Windows-based operating systems. It provides an operating system interface through which scripting languages such as VBScript or Windows PowerShell manage local and remote computers. AppManager for WMI provides Knowledge Scripts that enable you to monitor WMI processes and services, and execute WMI queries.
This release improves usability and resolves previous issues. Many of these improvements were made in direct response to suggestions from our customers. We thank you for your time and valuable input. We hope you continue to help us ensure our products meet all your needs. You can post feedback in the AppManager forum on Qmunity, our community Web site that also includes product notifications, blogs, and product user groups.
This document outlines why you should install this module, lists installation requirements, and identifies known issues. For more information about installing the module, see the AppManager for Windows Management Instrumentation Management Guide, included in the download package.
This release of AppManager for WMI provides the following enhancement:
This release also resolves the following issue:
To get the updates provided in this release, you must install the module to the repository (QDB) and on the agent computer, and then propagate changes to any running jobs for the Knowledge Scripts that were updated in this release. AppManager 7.x does not automatically update renamed or copied Knowledge Scripts. For more information, see the "Upgrading Knowledge Script Jobs" section in the management guide.
This release of AppManager for WMI replaces all Previous Releases.
For the most recently updated list of supported application versions, see the AppManager Supported Products Web site.
AppManager for WMI has the following system requirements:
For more information, see the AppManager for Windows Management Instrumentation Management Guide, included in the download package.
Contents of the Download Package
AppManager for WMI includes a managed object,
When you download the module, these files are copied by default to the local folder on the download computer. Consider copying these files to the
Installing This Module
Run the module installer to install the module components in the following locations:
Run the module installer only once on each of these computers.
When installing to the primary QDB, select the option to install Knowledge Scripts, and then specify the SQL Server name of the server hosting the QDB, as well as the case-sensitive QDB name.
Important If you use Control Center 7.x, run the module installer for each QDB attached to Control Center. If you use Control Center 8.x, run the module installer only for the primary QDB, and Control Center will automatically replicate this module to secondary QDBs.
Install Knowledge Scripts only once per QDB. The module installer now installs Knowledge Scripts for each module directly into the QDB instead of to the
For more information about installing this module, see the AppManager for Windows Management Instrumentation Management Guide, included in the download package.
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This release of AppManager for WMI includes enhancements added in previous releases.
Release 7.0, March 2007
This release provided support for Windows Server 2003 R2 and Windows XP Service Pack 2.
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