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Solaris WBEM Developer's Guide
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1.  Overview of Solaris Web-Based Enterprise Management

About Web-Based Enterprise Management

About the Common Information Model

About Solaris WBEM Services

Software Components

CIM Object Manager

Managed Object Format Compiler

Solaris Platform Schema

Solaris WBEM SDK

Using CIM Workshop to Develop WBEM Applications

CIM Workshop Documentation

Running CIM Workshop

How to Start CIM Workshop

How to Exit CIM Workshop

About the Main Window

2.  Using the CIM Object Manager

3.  Using the Sample Programs

4.  Writing a Client Program

5.  Writing WBEM Queries

6.  Writing a Provider Program

7.  Creating JavaBeans Components Using the MOF Compiler

8.  Administering Security

9.  Troubleshooting

A.  Solaris Platform Schema


Using CIM Workshop to Develop WBEM Applications

You can develop WBEM applications that use CIM Workshop, a GUI-based development tool included with the Solaris WBEM SDK. You use CIM Workshop to do the following:

Note - CIM guidelines prevent you from modifying the properties, methods, and qualifiers of CIM schema and Solaris platform schema classes. You also cannot change the values of inherited properties, methods, and qualifiers.

CIM Workshop Documentation

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.

Tip - To close and reopen the Information pane, click the question mark button on the upper left corner of the dialog box.

Running CIM Workshop

The default behavior of CIM Workshop is to:

You can also point to a remote host that is running the CIM Object Manager.

How to Start CIM Workshop

  1. At the system prompt, type:
    % /usr/sadm/bin/cimworkshop

    The CIM Workshop Login dialog box displays.

  2. 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.

How to Exit CIM Workshop

About the Main Window

The main window in CIM Workshop is divided into three panes: