System Center Operations Manager 2007 includes methods for obtaining information from the Operations Manager components. Many of these methods allow you to define criteria expressions that narrow the scope of the information returned. The following sections describe data queries in greater detail.

In This Section

Operations Manager Data Queries Overview

Provides an overview of queries that obtain information from Operations Manager components.
Criteria Expression Syntax

Provides information about using operators, wildcard characters, DateTime values, and integer enumeration values in a query.
Defining Queries for Monitoring Objects

Describes how to define queries that contain qualified property names, and how to query for partial monitoring objects.
Improving Query Performance

Describes how to minimize the performance impact of queries.

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