Obtaining and Setting Miniport Driver Information and NDIS Support for WMI (NDIS 5.1)

Note NDIS 5. x has been deprecated and is superseded by NDIS 6. x. For new NDIS driver development, see Network Drivers Starting with Windows Vista. For information about porting NDIS 5. x drivers to NDIS 6. x, see Porting NDIS 5.x Drivers to NDIS 6.0.

This section describes how upper layers and NDIS query and set miniport driver information, and how a miniport driver reports changes in hardware status to upper layers. This section also provides an overview of NDIS support for Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI).

This section includes the following topics:

NDIS Management Information and OIDs

Querying Miniport Driver Information

Setting Miniport Driver Information

Reporting Hardware Status

Indicating Connection Status

NDIS Support for WMI

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