Storage Classes

The following are CIM and extended CIM classes, with small descriptions of their usage and the contents that are used by ZENworks inventory.

CIM Class Name

Extends

Details of information Stored

 

CIM_NetworkAdapter

NIC type and name of the card installed on the workstation. This is stored the Description field.

BIOS

CIM_BIOSElement

Hardware BIOS information of the machine like Release Date, ID Bytes, Copyright String, Model, etc.

Bus

CIM_Controller

Type of bus used in the system, which includes bus type (example, PCI), Version, etc.

CDROMDrive

CIM_CDROMDrive

Installed CDROM Drive information on the workstation such as name, Description, mapped Drive, Manufacturer, Product ID.

ComponentID

 

A separate class created to store the name and details of the instrumented DMI components. These details include Identifying Number, Install Date, Name, and Vendor.

ConfigurationFile

CIM_DataFile

Information about the configuration files on the machine. This includes autoexec.bat, config.sys, win.ini, system.ini etc. Attributes used are name and contents to store the name of the configuration file and the contents in it respectively.

DNSName

CIM_DnsName

DNS Name of the workstation.

DOSStyleMemorySetting

CIM_Setting

Free and total conventional memory of the Windows 95 and Windows 98 workstations.

Driver

CIM_SoftwareElement

Device drivers that are installed on the workstations. Includes name, address and version. This feature is currently provided for Windows 95 and Windows 98 workstations only.

EnvironmentVariableSetting

CIM_Setting

Workstation’s environment variables name and the value set.

EthernetProtocolEndpoint

CIM_EthernetProtocolEndPoint

MAC Address of the workstation.

ExpandedMemorySettig

CIM_DOSStyleMemorySetting

Free, total expanded Memory size on the workstation. Only available for Windows 95 and Windows 98 workstations.

ExtendedMemorySetting

CIM_DOSStyleMemorySetting

Free, total extended Memory size on the workstation. Only available for Windows 95 and Windows 98 workstations.

InventoryScanner

CIM_Product

Details of inventory scan that was executed on a workstation.

IPNetwork

CIM_IPNetwork

Subnet Mask

IPProtocolEndpoint

CIM_IPProtocolEndPoint

IP Address of the workstation.

IPXProtocolEndpoint

CIM_IPXProtocolEndpoint

IPX Address of the workstation.

MWDesktopMonitor

CIM_DesktopMonitor

Monitor details of the workstations such as type, resolution, etc.

MWDiskDrive

CIM_MediaAccessDevice

Installed disks information such as disk type (floppy disk/hard disk/tape/CD-ROM), cylinders, sectors, tracks Partitions.

MWKeyboard

CIM_Keyboard

Workstations keyboard details such as number of keys, number of function keys, type, subType, typematic rate, and delay.

MWLocalFileSystem

CIM_LocalFileSystem

Local File System on the workstations like C:, D: etc. The attributes used are SectorsPerTrack, FileSystemType (FAT, NTFS etc), VolumeSerialNumber.

MWOperatingSystem

CIM_OperatingSystem

Installed operating system on the system, which includes OS type (DOS, Windows 95 etc), version.

MWPointingDevice

CIM_PointingDevice

Attached mouse on the system which includes Number of buttons, Port, IRQ.

MWProcessor

CIM_Processor

Processor details like clock speed, and family.

MWRemoteFileSystem

CIM_RemoteFileSystem

Mapped drives on the workstation such as the name of the mapped drive, and the directory path.

NTService

CIM_Service

Name and status (running, stopped) of the services running on NT workstations.

ParallelPort

CIM_Port

Same as Port Class, also stores parallel port information such as LPT1, LPT2.

Port

CIM_ParallelController

Name, address, interrupted Line of the available ports.

POTSModem

CIM_POTMODEM CIM_LogicalDevice

Contains the name, description, Serial port connected on etc of the the attached modem device.

Product

CIM_Product

Installed software details such as name, description, Version.

SerialPort

CIM_Port

Same as Port Class, also stores Serial port information such as COM1, COM2.

ShellDriver

CIM_Driver

ShellDriver information which includes Interrupted Lines, DMA Line numbers, etc. This feature is currently provided for Windows 95 and Window 98 workstations only.

VideoAdapter

CIM_LogicalDevice

Installed VideoAdapter information such as BIOSString, type, chipset, DACType.

WsUser

CIM_LogicalElement

User name of the workstation logged-in.