PowerTip: Find WMI Classes with a CIM Cmdlet


Summary: Use a Windows PowerShell CIM cmdlet to find WMI classes.

   How can I find Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) classes that are related to a particular technology?


  Use the Get-CimClass cmdlet and use a wildcard character for the name, then specify the Dynamic 
           parameter to help filter classes, for example:

Get-CimClass -ClassName *bios* -QualifierName dynamic

Comments (1)

  1. I use the Microsoft WMI Code Creator which is very useful to see lists of available WMI classes and properties:
    http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=8572

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