What Is Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)?

Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) is a set of tools and technologies for managing Windows-based servers, network devices, and computers.

It provides a unified interface that allows sysadminsnetwork administrators, and developers to efficiently deploy software, configure local or remote computer systems, and monitor system performance within a Windows network.

WMI is a built-in Windows feature that continuously monitors and responds to real-time system events and changes. IT administrators can write scripts or build apps to trigger actions when specific events occur or thresholds are met.