In Configuration Manager, the Refresh Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) class method updates resource (classes derived from SMS_R_System) and inventory (classes derived from SMS_G_System_Current) class definitions.

The following syntax is simplified from Manage Object Format (MOF) code and is intended to show the definition of the method.

SInt32 Refresh();



Return Values

An SInt32 data type that is 0 to indicate success or non-zero to indicate failure.

For information about handling returned errors, see About Configuration Manager Errors.


Resources are represented by classes that are derived from SMS_R_System Server WMI Class. Inventory classes are represented by classes that are derived from SMS_G_System_Current Server WMI Class.

In practice, your application should never have to call this method because Configuration Manager automatically updates resource and inventory class definitions when changes are made.


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