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Coretech WMI and PowerShell Explorer

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A few weeks ago we released a new tool – WMI and PowerShell Explorer. You can use this tool to browse different namespaces, classes, methods etc and this tool is also integrated with CM12SDK web site and this means that you can download Configuration Manager 2012 PowerShell module command-let examples. You can read more about this feature from here

Coretech WMI and PowerShell Explorer requirements

· Windows Management Framework 3.0

· Microsoft .Net Framework 4.0 or newer

· Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012

· Administrative Permissions

Coretech WMI and PowerShell Explorer Installation

1. Download & Unzip CTWMIandPowerShellExplorer.zip

2. Right-click CTWMIandPowerShellExplorer.ps1 and select properties.

3. Unblock the file if needed and click OK


4. Right-click CTWMIandPowerShellExplorer.ps1 and choose Run with PowerShell

5. If you don’t have administrative permissions, this message will be shown.


6. You will only have limited access to WMI if you choose not to run the Coretech WMI and PowerShell Explorer as administrator.


Working with Coretech WMI and PowerShell Explorer

Connect to the local computer Root\CIMv2 Namespace

1. Launch the Coretech WMI and PowerShell Explorer as Administrator. From the upper left corner, expand the Menu and click Connect.


2. In the Connect dialog box, type the Namespace or use the Browse button to browse for existing namespaces on the local computer. In the example you will connect to the Root\CimV2 namespace.



3. From the list select Root\cimv2 and double click to add the namespace.

4. Click Connect.


5. With a successful connection you are now able to browse all the Root\cimv2 classes.



You can download the tool from here

About the Author:

Kaido Järvemets is a developer, consultant, trainer specializing in Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager and PowerShell Solutions at Coretech. Kaido frequently speaks at European conferences and had his US debut as speaker at MMS April 2013. Kaido is well-known in the Configuration Manager communities where he’s a key player in the PowerShell game. Kaido host one of the most complete Configuration Manager PowerShell library’s in the world with hundreds of free code samples ready to download and implement – www.cm12sdk.net. Kaido has been awarded Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in Microsoft Enterprise Client Management for his work with Configuration Manager from 2011 – to present. Kaido is the founder of System Center User Group Estonia in 2011.

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