Configuration Manager Software Updates Server WMI Classes
Applies To: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1, System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
The software updates server Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) classes support the software updates feature in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager. The main class is SMS_SoftwareUpdate Server WMI Class, representing a software update, which is a type of configuration item.
Some of the classes that are defined for software updates are applicable to all types of configuration items, not just software updates. An example is SMS_CIAllCategories Server WMI Class.
The System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager server class schema is a set of WMI classes that represents the objects found on a server running System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager. Each System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager class is a template for a managed object and all instances of the object use the template. Classes can contain properties and methods. The properties describe the class data and the methods typically perform data management.