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Architecture overview

The following architecture diagram gives an overview of Insight Provider components. The diagram is color-coded to distinguish between Microsoft®-provided components, HP components, and ProLiant WMI components.

Architecture diagram

The Insight Providers extend the industry-standard CIM data model to support information that is specific to ProLiant platforms. The Insight Providers collect data from sources such as drivers and system firmware to populate the data model.

By using scripting hosts or writing directly to the WMI COM-based client API, you can create custom applications that can access the data model, providing automated administrative tasks.

The Insight Providers implement the following instrumentation: