Best Practice: Workflows should not use WMI queries


What does this best practice check for?

Script-based workflows often use WMI queries to pull in the necessary data. The best practice is that WMI queries should not use be used in scripts.

Why is it important to follow this best practice? What is the impact of not following this best practice?

WMI queries are known to create significant performance issues in Operations Manager, and if possible, should be avoided. If WMI queries cannot be avoided, ensure that they are optimized in their logic.