Public Beta Release of Hyper-V WMI Interfaces! RRS feed

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    The virtualization team is pleased to announce the public beta release of the Hyper-V WMI interfaces.


    Hyper-V WMI APIs. Hyper-V uses WMI APIs (similar to the Virtual Server COM API) to create, manage, monitor, configure virtual resources. We expect the Hyper-V WMI APIs to be used widely in a variety of ways such as:

    ·         By third party management vendors who want to write tools to manage WSV (examples, HP Openview & IBM Director)

    ·         By enterprises who want to integrate with an existing management solution

    ·         Developers who want to automate virtualization in a test/dev environments through scripts


    The Hyper-V WMI APIs are publicly available here:


    Important: This documentation is preliminary and is subject to change. This same warning is provided online (see the screenshot below). While we’re trying to avoid any changes, modifications are still possible up to the final release. We encourage user feedback by clicking on the link below to “Send comments about this topic to Microsoft.”

    Saturday, January 26, 2008 12:08 AM

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    Hello Mike,


    While going thro' above link, I find many of the methods are not implemented yet.

    Does it mean that those classe's attributes will also not expose the data.


    I want to know what all WMI Classes and it's attributes are exposing data in Hyper-V RTM?


    My main purpose it to monitor Hyper-V performance.

    I do not have supported hardware for hyper-v currently.  So could not check these things practically on my own.


    Any pointers in this regards will help.





    Wednesday, July 23, 2008 6:24 AM