W2KSG: WMI classes

WMI is arranged in a hierarchy of namespaces and classes.  To see the namespaces on a machine use

## Listing 6.10
Get-WmiObject -Class __NAMESPACE -Namespace root | Select Name

If you want to see if there are any namespaces within name spaces you will need to check each namespace in a similar manner.  I'll leave this as an exercise - think of recursion.

To see the WMI classes in a namespace use

## Listing 6.13
Get-WmiObject -List

This will list the classes of the default namespace - root\cimv2.  If you want to see anyother namespace use the namespace parameter.


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