The WMI Mapper proxy is a configuration setting for WMI. The WMI Mapper receives client CIM/XML WBEM requests and converts the requests to WMI requests. The WMI results are converted to CIM/XML format and returned to the client. The Discovery and Identification task uses the proxies in the WMI Mapper proxy list to discover whether a system is a WMI-enabled system or not. If the system is WMI-enabled, then the identification information for that system based on that specific proxy is returned.
The WMI Mapper Proxy feature enables you to: