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Define WMI method invocation

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Define WMI method invocation

Use the WMI method invocation operation to execute a method selected from a table returned by a WMI query.

About this task

This operation is relevant only for Windows.


  1. Select WMI method invocation from the Operation list in one of the following locations:
    • the Identification Sections or Connectivity Sections for Service Mapping
    • the Step window for Discovery
  2. Specify the source table name in the Source table field.
  3. To populate the WMI method with the methods relevant for the table you selected in Source table, click Get methods.
    This step is relevant only for the debug mode.
  4. Fill in the fields, as appropriate:
    Field Description
    WMI method Select the desired method from the list.
    Target table Specify the target table name.
    Result column Specify the name of the column to contain the results of the method invocation.


The following configuration is an example of the WMI method invocation operation.
Field Value
Hierarchy Applications > Directory Services
Pattern IIFP On Windows Pattern
Section AD Home Forest connectivity stage-wmi
Step number and Name 2. Invoke WMI Method Run Details ()