Device Manager 2011 includes several Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) providers that you can use to script any action that can be done in the Device Manager 2011 user interface.

For general information about Windows Management Instrumentation, see Windows Management Instrumentation on MSDN.

For more information about using WMI for scripting, see Using WMI on MSDN.

The creation of a device imaging deployment follows the same model as an advertisement. For more information and sample code, see How to Create an Advertisment on MSDN.

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