View, add, delete, and search for classes
View, add, and delete name spaces
Add properties, qualifiers, and methods to new classes
Modify instance values
Subscribe to events
CIM guidelines prevent you from modifying the properties, methods, and qualifiers of CIM Schema and Solaris Schema classes. You also cannot change the values of inherited properties, methods, and qualifiers.
CIM Workshop has context-sensitive online help for every dialog box except for the main window. When you click the interface components, the appropriate help text displays in the Information pane on the left side of the dialog box.
To close and reopen the Information pane, click the question mark button on the upper left corner of the dialog box.
By default, CIM Workshop connects to a CIMOM running on the local host in the root/cimv2 default name space using the Remote Method Invocation (RMI) protocol. You can also point to a remote host that is running the CIM Object Manager.
At the system prompt, type:
The CIM Workshop Login dialog box displays.
Follow the instructions in the context-sensitive help to fill in the fields in the Login dialog box. Then click OK.
The CIM Workshop main window displays.
Left pane – Displays the class inheritance tree of the current namespace.
Right pane – Displays the Properties, Methods, and Events tabs. When you select a class in the left pane, click one of these tabs in the right pane to display more information on the properties, methods, or events of the selected class.
Bottom pane – Displays notification when events occur to which you are subscribed.