WMI probe

This probe allows to collect information on Windows operation systems using Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI). It gets instances of WMI classes from the specified namespace.

Settings example

Field Description


It specifies the WMI repository namespace (by default root\cimv2).


It specifies the name of the WMI class, which properties need to be obtained. For instance, Win32_OperatingSystem.


How often to perform the check (60 seconds by default).


After the check has been done result is displayed in the Data table:

Field Description

Properties of the requested WMI class

Properties of the requested WMI class and their values.

Command-line utility

This check is the counterpart of the cmdlet Get-WmiObject in PowerShell:

Get-WmiObject -namespace root\cimv2 -class Win32_OperatingSystem | select *

Status                                    : OK
Name                                      : Microsoft Windows XP Professional|C:\WINDOWS|\Device\Harddisk0\Partition1
FreePhysicalMemory                        : 589436
FreeSpaceInPagingFiles                    : 2189304
FreeVirtualMemory                         : 2054088
__GENUS                                   : 2
__CLASS                                   : Win32_OperatingSystem
__SUPERCLASS                              : CIM_OperatingSystem
__DYNASTY                                 : CIM_ManagedSystemElement
__RELPATH                                 : Win32_OperatingSystem.Name="Microsoft Windows XP Professional|C:\\WINDOWS|\
__PROPERTY_COUNT                          : 61
__DERIVATION                              : {CIM_OperatingSystem, CIM_LogicalElement, CIM_ManagedSystemElement}
__NAMESPACE                               : root\cimv2
BootDevice                                : \Device\HarddiskVolume1
BuildNumber                               : 2600
BuildType                                 : Uniprocessor Free
Caption                                   : Microsoft Windows XP Professional
CodeSet                                   : 1251
CountryCode                               : 7
CreationClassName                         : Win32_OperatingSystem
CSCreationClassName                       : Win32_ComputerSystem
CSDVersion                                : Service Pack 3