Wmi ClassMSBuild Extension Pack Help 4.0.12.0
Valid TaskActions are:

Execute (Required: Class, Namespace, Method Optional: Instance, MethodParameters Output: ReturnValue)

Query (Required: Class, Properties Output: Info (ITaskItem))

Remote Execution Support: Yes

Inheritance Hierarchy

SystemObject
  Microsoft.Build.UtilitiesTask
    MSBuild.ExtensionPackBaseTask
      MSBuild.ExtensionPack.ManagementWmi

Namespace: MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Management
Assembly: MSBuild.ExtensionPack (in MSBuild.ExtensionPack.dll) Version: 4.0.0.0

The Wmi type exposes the following members.

Constructors

  NameDescription
Public methodWmi
Top
Properties

  NameDescription
Public propertyClass
Sets the WMI class.
Public propertyInfo
Gets the WMI info.
Public propertyInstance
Sets the Wmi Instance used in Execute
Public propertyMethod
Sets the Method used in Execute
Public propertyMethodParameters
Sets the MethodParameters. Use #~# separate name and value.
Public propertyNamespace
Sets the namespace.
Public propertyProperties
An Item Collection of Properties to get
Public propertyReturnValue
Gets the ReturnValue for Execute
Top
Examples

<Project ToolsVersion="4.0" DefaultTargets="Default" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003">
    <PropertyGroup>
        <TPath>$(MSBuildProjectDirectory)\..\MSBuild.ExtensionPack.tasks</TPath>
        <TPath Condition="Exists('$(MSBuildProjectDirectory)\..\..\Common\MSBuild.ExtensionPack.tasks')">$(MSBuildProjectDirectory)\..\..\Common\MSBuild.ExtensionPack.tasks</TPath>
    </PropertyGroup>
    <Import Project="$(TPath)"/>
    <Target Name="Default">
        <ItemGroup>
            <WmiProps Include="BIOSVersion"/>
            <WmiProps Include="CurrentLanguage"/>
            <WmiProps Include="Manufacturer"/>
            <WmiProps Include="SerialNumber"/>
            <Wmi2Props Include="InstanceName"/>
            <!-- Note that #~# is used as a separator-->
            <WmiExec Include="Description#~#ExtensionPack Description"/>
            <WmiExec2 Include="Name#~#MyNewShare;Path#~#C:\demo;Type#~#0"/>
            <WmiExec3 Include="CommandLine#~#calc.exe"/>
        </ItemGroup>
        <!-- Start the Calculator -->
        <MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Management.Wmi TaskAction="Execute" Class="Win32_Process" Method="Create" MethodParameters="@(WmiExec3)" Namespace="\root\CIMV2">
            <Output TaskParameter="ReturnValue" PropertyName="Rval2"/>
        </MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Management.Wmi>
        <Message Text="ReturnValue: $(Rval2)"/>
        <!-- Create a share -->
        <MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Management.Wmi TaskAction="Execute" Class="Win32_Share" Method="Create" MethodParameters="@(WmiExec2)" Namespace="\root\CIMV2">
            <Output TaskParameter="ReturnValue" PropertyName="Rval2"/>
        </MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Management.Wmi>
        <Message Text="ReturnValue: $(Rval2)"/>
        <!-- Set share details using the WmiExec ItemGroup info-->
        <MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Management.Wmi TaskAction="Execute" Class="Win32_Share" Method="SetShareInfo" Instance="Name='ashare'" MethodParameters="@(WmiExec)" Namespace="\root\CIMV2">
            <Output TaskParameter="ReturnValue" PropertyName="Rval"/>
        </MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Management.Wmi>
        <Message Text="ReturnValue: $(Rval)"/>
        <!-- Stop a service -->
        <MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Management.Wmi TaskAction="Execute" Class="Win32_Service" Method="StopService" Instance="Name='SQLSERVERAGENT'" Namespace="\root\CIMV2">
            <Output TaskParameter="ReturnValue" PropertyName="Rval2"/>
        </MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Management.Wmi>
        <Message Text="ReturnValue: $(Rval2)"/>
        <!-- Query the Bios properties -->
        <MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Management.Wmi TaskAction="Query" Class="Win32_BIOS" Properties="@(WmiProps)" Namespace="\root\cimv2">
            <Output TaskParameter="Info" ItemName="Info"/>
        </MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Management.Wmi>
        <Message Text="WMI Info for Win32_BIOS on %(Info.Identity): BIOSVersion=%(Info.BIOSVersion), CurrentLanguage=%(Info.CurrentLanguage), Manufacturer=%(Info.Manufacturer), SerialNumber=%(Info.SerialNumber)"/>
        <!-- Query the server settings properties -->
        <MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Management.Wmi TaskAction="Query" Class="ServerSettings" Properties="@(Wmi2Props)" Namespace="\root\Microsoft\SqlServer\ComputerManagement">
            <Output TaskParameter="Info" ItemName="Info2"/>
        </MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Management.Wmi>
        <Message Text="WMI Info for ServerSettings on %(Info2.Identity): InstanceName=%(Info2.InstanceName)"/>
        <!-- Query a remote server -->
        <MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Management.Wmi TaskAction="Query" MachineName="AREMOTESERVER" UserName="ADOMAIN\AUSERNAME" UserPassword="APASSWORD" Class="Win32_BIOS" Properties="@(WmiProps)" Namespace="\root\cimv2">
            <Output TaskParameter="Info" ItemName="Info2"/>
        </MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Management.Wmi>
        <Message Text="WMI Info for %(Info2.Identity): BIOSVersion=%(Info2.BIOSVersion), CurrentLanguage=%(Info2.CurrentLanguage), Manufacturer=%(Info2.Manufacturer), SerialNumber=%(Info2.SerialNumber)"/>
        <!-- Let's stop Paint.net -->
        <ItemGroup>
            <WmiProps2 Include="Name"/>
            <WmiProps2 Include="ProcessID"/>
        </ItemGroup>
        <MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Management.Wmi TaskAction="Query" Class="Win32_Process WHERE Name='paintdotnet.exe'" Namespace="\root\CIMV2" Properties="@(WmiProps2)" MachineName="192.168.0.6">
            <Output TaskParameter="Info" ItemName="Info"/>
        </MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Management.Wmi>
        <Message Text="WMI Info for Win32_Processes: Name: %(Info.Name), ProcessID: %(Info.ProcessID)"/>
        <Message Text="Stopping Paint.NET" Condition="%(Info.ProcessID) != ''"/>
        <MSBuild.ExtensionPack.Management.Wmi TaskAction="Execute" Class="Win32_Process" Method="Terminate" Namespace="\root\CIMV2" Instance="Handle=%(Info.ProcessID)" MachineName="192.168.0.6" Condition="%(Info.ProcessID) != ''"/>
    </Target>
</Project>
See Also

Reference