Solaris WBEM Developer's Guide

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 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

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.

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
  1. From the CIM Workshop main window, choose Workshop->Exit.

    CIM Workshop exits.

About the Main Window

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