||A.V.Popov, E.A.Shikin. Managing Windows by
WMI and WMIC. - S.-Pb.: BHV-Petersburg, 2004. - 752 pp.
Abstract. In the book we consider from theoretical and practical
points of view the basis Microsoft technology Windows Management
Instrumentation (WMI) used for managining of Windows-based systems.
The standard administrative WMI tools are described. Many completed
scripts that allow to manage file system, event logs, system registry,
processes and services at remote computers, to perfom inventory of
hardware and software on workstations, to automatically handle events
arising in operating system are presented. Accessing WMI from console
(WMI Command-line, WMIC) and possible ways of standard WMIC schema
extending are considered.
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