After completing this chapter, you will be able to:
Understand the different methods for querying WMI
Use the Select-Object cmdlet to create a WMI query
Configure the filter argument to limit information returned by WMI
Configure the WMI query to return selected properties
Use the Where-Object cmdlet to improve performance of WMI
Leverage both hardware classes and system classes to configure machines
After network administrators and consultants get their hands on a couple of Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) scripts, they begin to arrange all kinds of scenarios for use. This is both a good thing and a bad thing. The good thing is that WMI is powerful technology that can be leveraged in a quick manner to solve a lot of real ...