CIM_OperatingSystem, ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409

Class | Childs (1) | Methods (2) | Properties (27) | Qualifiers (3) | Instances | Namespaces (2)
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Description

An operating system is software/firmware that makes a computer system's hardware usable, and implements and/or manages the resources, file systems, processes, user interfaces, services, ... available on the computer system.

CIM_OperatingSystem - child subclasses in ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409

Number of classes:1
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AbstractSingleton
Win32_OperatingSystem0635----

CIM_OperatingSystem methods

CIM_OperatingSystem has 2 methods (2 Local)

NameOriginReturn
RebootCIM_OperatingSystemuint32 {'out':True}
ShutdownCIM_OperatingSystemuint32 {'out':True}

CIM_OperatingSystem properties

CIM_OperatingSystem has 27 properties (22 Local, 5 Derived)

NameOriginCIMType
CaptionCIM_ManagedSystemElement8 [string]
CreationClassNameCIM_OperatingSystem8 [string]
CSCreationClassNameCIM_OperatingSystem8 [string]
CSNameCIM_OperatingSystem8 [string]
CurrentTimeZoneCIM_OperatingSystem2 [sint16]
DescriptionCIM_ManagedSystemElement8 [string]
DistributedCIM_OperatingSystem11 [boolean]
FreePhysicalMemoryCIM_OperatingSystem21 [uint64]
FreeSpaceInPagingFilesCIM_OperatingSystem21 [uint64]
FreeVirtualMemoryCIM_OperatingSystem21 [uint64]
InstallDateCIM_ManagedSystemElement101 [datetime]
LastBootUpTimeCIM_OperatingSystem101 [datetime]
LocalDateTimeCIM_OperatingSystem101 [datetime]
MaxNumberOfProcessesCIM_OperatingSystem19 [uint32]
MaxProcessMemorySizeCIM_OperatingSystem21 [uint64]
NameCIM_ManagedSystemElement8 [string]
NumberOfLicensedUsersCIM_OperatingSystem19 [uint32]
NumberOfProcessesCIM_OperatingSystem19 [uint32]
NumberOfUsersCIM_OperatingSystem19 [uint32]
OSTypeCIM_OperatingSystem18 [uint16]
OtherTypeDescriptionCIM_OperatingSystem8 [string]
SizeStoredInPagingFilesCIM_OperatingSystem21 [uint64]
StatusCIM_ManagedSystemElement8 [string]
TotalSwapSpaceSizeCIM_OperatingSystem21 [uint64]
TotalVirtualMemorySizeCIM_OperatingSystem21 [uint64]
TotalVisibleMemorySizeCIM_OperatingSystem21 [uint64]
VersionCIM_OperatingSystem8 [string]

Detailed description of CIM_OperatingSystem methods

Local methods (2) of CIM_OperatingSystem class

Reboot method
Returnuint32 {'out':True}
Description'Requests a reboot of the operating system. The return value should be 0 if the request was successfully executed, 1 if the request is not supported and some other value if an error occurred. The strings to which the ValueMap contents are 'translated' may also be specified in the subclass as a Values array qualifier.'
Reboot method is in 2 classes of ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409 and in 2 namespaces
Shutdown method
Returnuint32 {'out':True}
Description'Requests a shutdown of the operating system. The return value should be 0 if the request was successfully executed, 1 if the request is not supported and some other value if an error occurred. It is up to the implementation or subclass of operating system to establish dependencies between the Shutdown and Reboot methods, and for example, to provide more sophisticated capabilities such as scheduled shutdown/reboot, etc.'
Shutdown method is in 2 classes of ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409 and in 3 namespaces

Detailed description of CIM_OperatingSystem properties

Local properties (22) of CIM_OperatingSystem class

CreationClassName property
CIMTYPE'string'
Description'CreationClassName indicates the name of the class or the subclass used in the creation of an instance. When used with the other key properties of this class, this property allows all instances of this class and its subclasses to be uniquely identified.'
CreationClassName property is in 175 classes of ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409 and in 20 namespaces
CSCreationClassName property
CIMTYPE'string'
Description'CSCreationClassName contains the scoping computer system's creation class name.'
CSCreationClassName property is in 27 classes of ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409 and in 2 namespaces
CSName property
CIMTYPE'string'
Description'CSName contains the scoping computer system's name.'
CSName property is in 28 classes of ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409 and in 2 namespaces
CurrentTimeZone property
CIMTYPE'sint16'
Description'CurrentTimeZone indicates the number of minutes the operating system is offset from Greenwich Mean Time. Either the number is positive, negative or zero.'
Units'minutes'
CurrentTimeZone property is in 3 classes of ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409 and in 2 namespaces
Distributed property
CIMTYPE'boolean'
Description'Boolean indicating whether the operating system is distributed across several computer system nodes. If so, these nodes should be grouped as a cluster.'
Distributed property is in 2 classes of ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409 and in 2 namespaces
FreePhysicalMemory property
CIMTYPE'uint64'
Description'Number of kilobytes of physical memory currently unused and available'
Units'kilobytes'
FreePhysicalMemory property is in 2 classes of ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409 and in 2 namespaces
FreeSpaceInPagingFiles property
CIMTYPE'uint64'
Description'The total number of KBytes that can be mapped into the OperatingSystem's paging files without causing any other pages to be swapped out. 0 indicates that there are no paging files.'
Units'kilobytes'
FreeSpaceInPagingFiles property is in 2 classes of ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409 and in 2 namespaces
FreeVirtualMemory property
CIMTYPE'uint64'
Description'Number of kilobytes of virtual memory currently unused and available. For example, this may be calculated by adding the amount of free RAM to the amount of free paging space (i.e., adding the properties, FreePhysicalMemory and FreeSpaceInPagingFiles).'
Units'kilobytes'
FreeVirtualMemory property is in 2 classes of ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409 and in 2 namespaces
LastBootUpTime property
CIMTYPE'datetime'
Description'Time when the operating system was last booted'
LastBootUpTime property is in 2 classes of ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409 and in 2 namespaces
LocalDateTime property
CIMTYPE'datetime'
Description'Operating system's notion of the local date and time of day.'
LocalDateTime property is in 2 classes of ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409 and in 2 namespaces
MaxNumberOfProcesses property
CIMTYPE'uint32'
Description'Maximum number of process contexts the operating system can support. If there is no fixed maximum, the value should be 0. On systems that have a fixed maximum, this object can help diagnose failures that occur when the maximum is reached. If unknown, enter -1.'
MaxNumberOfProcesses property is in 2 classes of ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409 and in 2 namespaces
MaxProcessMemorySize property
CIMTYPE'uint64'
Description'Maximum number of kilobytes of memory that can be allocated to a process. For operating systems with no virtual memory, this value is typically equal to the total amount of physical memory minus memory used by the BIOS and OS. For some operating systems, this value may be infinity - in which case, 0 should be entered. In other cases, this value could be a constant - for example, 2G or 4G.'
Units'kilobytes'
MaxProcessMemorySize property is in 2 classes of ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409 and in 2 namespaces
NumberOfLicensedUsers property
CIMTYPE'uint32'
Description'Number of user licenses for the operating system. If unlimited, enter 0. If unknown, enter -1.'
NumberOfLicensedUsers property is in 2 classes of ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409 and in 2 namespaces
NumberOfProcesses property
CIMTYPE'uint32'
Description'Number of process contexts currently loaded or running on the operating system.'
NumberOfProcesses property is in 2 classes of ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409 and in 2 namespaces
NumberOfUsers property
CIMTYPE'uint32'
Description'Number of user sessions for which the operating system is currently storing state information'
NumberOfUsers property is in 3 classes of ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409 and in 2 namespaces
OSType property
CIMTYPE'uint16'
Description'A integer indicating the type of operating system.'
Values['Unknown', 'Other', 'MACOS', 'ATTUNIX', 'DGUX', 'DECNT', 'Digital Unix', 'OpenVMS', 'HPUX', 'AIX', 'MVS', 'OS400', 'OS/2', 'JavaVM', 'MSDOS', 'WIN3x', 'WIN95', 'WIN98', 'WINNT', 'WINCE', 'NCR3000', 'NetWare', 'OSF', 'DC/OS', 'Reliant UNIX', 'SCO UnixWare', 'SCO OpenServer', 'Sequent', 'IRIX', 'Solaris', 'SunOS', 'U6000', 'ASERIES', 'TandemNSK', 'TandemNT', 'BS2000', 'LINUX', 'Lynx', 'XENIX', 'VM/ESA', 'Interactive UNIX', 'BSDUNIX', 'FreeBSD', 'NetBSD', 'GNU Hurd', 'OS9', 'MACH Kernel', 'Inferno', 'QNX', 'EPOC', 'IxWorks', 'VxWorks', 'MiNT', 'BeOS', 'HP MPE', 'NextStep', 'PalmPilot', 'Rhapsody', 'Windows 2000', 'Dedicated', 'OS/390', 'VSE', 'TPF']
OSType property is in 2 classes of ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409 and in 4 namespaces
OtherTypeDescription property
CIMTYPE'string'
Description'A string describing the manufacturer and operating system type - used when the operating system property, OSType, is set to 1 ("Other"). The format of the string inserted in OtherTypeDescription should be similar in format to the Values strings defined for OSType. OtherTypeDescription should be set to NULL when OSType is any value other than 1.'
OtherTypeDescription property is in 2 classes of ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409 and in 8 namespaces
SizeStoredInPagingFiles property
CIMTYPE'uint64'
Description'The total number of kilobytes that can be stored in the operating system's paging files. Note that this number does not represent the actual physical size of the paging file on disk. 0 indicates that there are no paging files.'
Units'kilobytes'
SizeStoredInPagingFiles property is in 2 classes of ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409 and in 2 namespaces
TotalSwapSpaceSize property
CIMTYPE'uint64'
Description'Total swap space in kilobytes. This value may be NULL (unspecified) if swap space is not distinguished from page files. However, some operating systems distinguish these concepts. For example, in UNIX, whole processes can be 'swapped out' when the free page list falls and remains below a specified amount.'
Units'kilobytes'
TotalSwapSpaceSize property is in 2 classes of ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409 and in 2 namespaces
TotalVirtualMemorySize property
CIMTYPE'uint64'
Description'Number of kilobytes of virtual memory. For example, this may be calculated by adding the amount of total RAM to the amount of paging space (i.e., adding the amount of memory in/aggregated by the computer system to the property, SizeStoredInPagingFiles.'
Units'kilobytes'
TotalVirtualMemorySize property is in 2 classes of ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409 and in 2 namespaces
TotalVisibleMemorySize property
CIMTYPE'uint64'
Description'The total amount of physical memory (in Kbytes) available to the OperatingSystem. This value does not necessarily indicate the true amount of physical memory, but what is reported to the OperatingSystem as available to it.'
Units'kilobytes'
TotalVisibleMemorySize property is in 2 classes of ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409 and in 2 namespaces
Version property
CIMTYPE'string'
Description'A string describing the operating system's version number. The format of the version information is as follows: .. or ...'
Version property is in 96 classes of ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409 and in 142 namespaces

Derived properties (5) of CIM_OperatingSystem class

Caption property
CIMTYPE'string'
Description'The Caption property is a short textual description (one-line string) of the object.'
Caption property is in 273 classes of ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409 and in 37 namespaces
Description property
CIMTYPE'string'
Description'The Description property provides a textual description of the object. '
Description property is in 329 classes of ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409 and in 142 namespaces
InstallDate property
CIMTYPE'datetime'
Description'The InstallDate property is datetime value indicating when the object was installed. A lack of a value does not indicate that the object is not installed.'
InstallDate property is in 223 classes of ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409 and in 23 namespaces
Name property
CIMTYPE'string'
Description'Name of the operating system instance within a computer system.'
Name property is in 306 classes of ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409 and in 142 namespaces
Status property
CIMTYPE'string'
Description'The Status property is a string indicating the current status of the object. Various operational and non-operational statuses can be defined. Operational statuses are "OK", "Degraded" and "Pred Fail". "Pred Fail" indicates that an element may be functioning properly but predicting a failure in the near future. An example is a SMART-enabled hard drive. Non-operational statuses can also be specified. These are "Error", "Starting", "Stopping" and "Service". The latter, "Service", could apply during mirror-resilvering of a disk, reload of a user permissions list, or other administrative work. Not all such work is on-line, yet the managed element is neither "OK" nor in one of the other states.'
Values['OK', 'Error', 'Degraded', 'Unknown', 'Pred Fail', 'Starting', 'Stopping', 'Service', 'Stressed', 'NonRecover', 'No Contact', 'Lost Comm']
Status property is in 225 classes of ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409 and in 42 namespaces

CIM_OperatingSystem Qualifiers

NameValueToInstanceToSubclassOverridableAmendedLocal
AMENDMENTTrue
Description'An operating system is software/firmware that makes a computer system's hardware usable, and implements and/or manages the resources, file systems, processes, user interfaces, services, ... available on the computer system.'
LOCALE1033

CIM_OperatingSystem System properties

NameValueOriginCIMTypeLocalArray
__PATH'\\.\ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409:CIM_OperatingSystem'___SYSTEM8
__NAMESPACE'ROOT\CIMV2\ms_409'___SYSTEM8
__SERVER'.'___SYSTEM8
__DERIVATION['CIM_LogicalElement', 'CIM_ManagedSystemElement']___SYSTEM8
__PROPERTY_COUNT27___SYSTEM3
__RELPATH'CIM_OperatingSystem'___SYSTEM8
__DYNASTY'CIM_ManagedSystemElement'___SYSTEM8
__SUPERCLASS'CIM_LogicalElement'___SYSTEM8
__CLASS'CIM_OperatingSystem'___SYSTEM8
__GENUS1___SYSTEM3

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