IClientAction is a COM dual interface that exposes client actions on a Configuration Manager client. By using this interface, you can view the available actions on a computer and initiate them.

Methods and Properties

Name Description

IClientAction::ActionID Property

Defines a unique ID that identifies the action.

IClientAction::DisplayNameResDLL Property

Defines the name of the resource DLL that contains the display name of the action.

IClientAction::DisplayNameResID Property

Defines the resource ID of the display name for the action.

IClientAction::Name Property

Defines the name of the action.

IClientAction::PerformAction Method

Initiates the action on the Configuration Manager client.


Actions are tasks that are performed on Configuration Manager clients, such as Run Hardware Inventory or Request Policy Assignments. The Name property provides a non-localized name of the action that can be used, if necessary. However, the true localized string for the action name can be obtained by loading the string from the resource DLL and the resource ID that is specified in the corresponding properties.

The ProgID for the automation object is CPApplet.ClientAction, and it is implemented as part of CPApplet.dll. The Visual Basic reference for early binding is CPApplet 1.0 Type Library. The early binding object name is ClientAction.

The IID for IClientAction is F2F82C75-25FA-489E-A875-CAF086A0449B.



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