WMI Data Reader Task Editor (WMI Options Page)

Use the WMI Options page of the WMI Data Reader Task Editor dialog box to specify the source of the Windows Management Instrumentation Query Language (WQL) query and the destination of the query result.

To learn about this task, see WMI Data Reader Task. For more information about WMI Query Language (WQL), see the Windows Management Instrumentation topic, Querying with WQL, in the MSDN Library.

Static Options

WMIConnectionName
Select a WMI connection manager in the list, or click <New WMI Connection…> to create a new connection manager.

Related Topics: WMI Connection Manager, WMI Connection Manager Editor

WQLQuerySourceType
Select the source type of the WQL query that the task runs. This property has the options listed in the following table.

Value Description
Direct input Set the source to a WQL query. Selecting this value displays the dynamic option WQLQuerySourceType.
File connection Select a file that contains the WQL query. Selecting this value displays the dynamic option WQLQuerySourceType.
Variable Set the source to a variable that defines the WQL query. Selecting this value displays the dynamic option WQLQuerySourceType.

OutputType
Specify whether the output should be a data table, property value, or property name and value.

OverwriteDestination
Specifies whether to keep, overwrite, or append to the original data in the destination file or variable.

DestinationType
Select the destination type of the WQL query that the task runs. This property has the options listed in the following table.

Value Description
File connection Select a file to save the results of the WQL query in. Selecting this value displays the dynamic option, DestinationType.
Variable Set the variable to store the results of the WQL query in. Selecting this value displays the dynamic option, DestinationType.

WQLQuerySourceType Dynamic Options

WQLQuerySourceType = Direct input

WQLQuerySource
Provide a query, or click the ellipsis (…) and enter a query using the WQL Query dialog box.

WQLQuerySourceType = File connection

WQLQuerySource
Select a File connection manager in the list, or click <New connection...> to create a new connection manager.

Related Topics: File Connection Manager, File Connection Manager Editor

WQLQuerySourceType = Variable

WQLQuerySource
Select a variable in the list, or click <New variable...> to create a new variable.

Related Topics: Integration Services (SSIS) Variables, Add Variable

DestinationType Dynamic Options

DestinationType = File connection

Destination
Select a File connection manager in the list, or click <New connection...> to create a new connection manager.

Related Topics: File Connection Manager, File Connection Manager Editor

DestinationType = Variable

Destination
Select a variable in the list, or click <New variable...> to create a new variable.

Related Topics: Integration Services (SSIS) Variables, Add Variable

See Also

Integration Services Error and Message Reference
WMI Data Reader Task Editor (General Page)
Expressions Page
WMI Event Watcher Task