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Developing WMI Solutions: A Guide to Windows Management Instrumentation by Gwyn Cole, Craig Tunstall

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Chapter 7. Developing Management Applications

With schema design and provider development complete, the next step is to learn to write applications to administer the managed objects. Typically, client-side applications will provide a presentation layer for the managed objects. The presentation layer usually includes creating and deleting management objects, getting and setting properties, and calling methods.

For example, let's assume that you have created a class for managing the debug-logging configuration of your Windows 2000 service. A client-side application will allow you set the properties that will enable debug logging, and your Windows 2000 service will typically retrieve this configuration to decide whether it should perform debug logging. ...

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