Standard Providers and Namespaces
Microsoft® Provisioning Framework (MPF) contains the following standard providers and namespaces. Most can be modified; however, those marked Read cannot be.
Namespace Description Permissions Active Directory Provider Executes standard operations on Microsoft® Active Directory® objects. Read, write BlockModelRMO Implements functions that support resource management based on fixed-block allocations. In the block model, each resource has a maximum capacity and each consumer allocation uses a given percentage of that capacity. Read Command Line Provider Executes command line actions. Read, write CoreRMO Implements core resource management functions. Read Custom Audit Modifies the audit log for custom reporting purposes. Read Error Provider Raises specific MPF errors and remaps raised errors to other errors with localized descriptions. Read File System Provider Automates common file system maintenance tasks involving files, directories, and shares. Read, write HTTP and SOAP Provider Generates and sends Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) requests from provisioning engines to remote Web servers. Read, write Preferred DC Active Directory Provider Executes Microsoft® Active Directory® operations so that they bind to a specified domain controller. Read, write Registry Provider Updates, queries, and enumerates Microsoft® Windows® registry keys and values on a local or remote computer. Read, write Sample Namespace Contains procedure definitions for the Sample Provisioning Web Site. Read, write Scripting Provider Executes custom scripts and aggregates actions of providers or scripts or for prototyping when developing custom providers. The provider has two execute procedures for scripting processes with and without rollback. In each, the actual script can be referenced from a file or embedded as inline XML. Read, write SQL Provider Passes SQL and ADO commands to an OLE DB provider on a database server. Read, write Test Namespace Namespace for Test Provider. Contains procedures to read requests, return credentials, and process two-phase and write requests. Read, write Windows Installer Provider Installs and removes Windows Installer .msi files. Read, write
To support non-Microsoft applications, you may need to develop custom providers, procedures, and namespaces.
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