The SMS_DeviceMethods Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) class is an SMS Provider server class that provides access to actions that you can take on mobile devices and Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync devices.

The following syntax is simplified from Managed Object Format (MOF) code and includes all inherited properties.

Class SMS_DeviceMethods : SMS_Baseclass ();


The following table shows the methods in SMS_DeviceMethods.

Method Description

AllowAccess Method in Class SMS_DeviceMethods

Lets the Exchange ActiveSync device connect to Exchange.

BlockAccess Method in Class SMS_DeviceMethods

Blocks the Exchange ActiveSync device from accessing to Exchange.

CancelRetire Method in Class SMS_DeviceMethods

Cancels the retirement of this device from Configuration Manager.

CancelWipe Method in Class SMS_DeviceMethods

Cancels a pending wipe request on mobile devices or Exchange ActiveSync devices.

RequestRetire Method in Class SMS_DeviceMethods

Retires this device from Configuration Manager.

RequestWipe Method in Class SMS_DeviceMethods

Removes Microsoft Exchange and Configuration Manager software from the mobile device or Exchange ActiveSync device.


The SMS_DeviceMethods class does not define any properties.


Class qualifiers for this class include:

  • Secured

For more information about both the class qualifiers and the property qualifiers included in the Properties section, see Configuration Manager Class and Property Qualifiers.

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