Using the WMI Command-Line Tools

In addition to supplying services, providers, classes, and instances, WMI also comes with several tools.

The following table lists the topics that describe how to use the tools that are available with WMI.

Topic Description
Starting and Stopping WMI Service How to stop and start Winmgmt.exe from the command line.
Compiling MOF Files How to use the MOF compiler to place classes and instances into the Windows Management Service.
wmic WMI command-line interface utility.


Using WMI