SMS: Status MIF Creator, Ismif32.exe Is Available

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Summary
ISMIF, a tool available in the BackOffice Resource Kit, writes a genericstatus MIF file from information provided when you run it from a commandprompt. Ismif32.exe is a 32-bit application that does not have a dialogbox. All information must be specified when you run it from a commandprompt.
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The command can be run on Alpha, MIPS, and x86.

ISMIF32 Syntax

   ismif32 [-f Filename] [-c Manufacturer] [-p Product] [-v Version] [-l   Locale] [-n Serial_Number] [-d Description] [-s Success] [-q] [-?]   -f Filename - Specifies the name of the MIF file that will be created. A   MIF extension is automatically appended. The default file name is   Setup.mif.   -c, -p, -v, -l, -n, -d - Each of these options can specify a text   string. Strings containing spaces must be surrounded by quotation marks.   -s status - 0 or 1. The 1 means success.   -q - Quiet mode. No output is displayed on the screen.   -? - Provides a usage statement.				

ISMIF32 Example

   ismif32 -c Microsoft -p SMS -v 1.2 -d "The most effective multi-site   management system that provides integrated desktop management for   customers with medium to large Windows environments."				
The preceding command creates a file in your Windows directory calledSetup.mif that contains the following:
   START COMPONENT     NAME = "WORKSTATION"     START GROUP    NAME = "ComponentID"       ID = 1       CLASS = "DMTF|ComponentID|1.0"       START ATTRIBUTE         NAME = "Manufacturer"         ID = 1         ACCESS = READ-ONLY         STORAGE = SPECIFIC         TYPE = STRING(64)         VALUE = "Microsoft"       END ATTRIBUTE       START ATTRIBUTE         NAME = "Product"         ID = 2         ACCESS = READ-ONLY         STORAGE = SPECIFIC         TYPE = STRING(64)         VALUE = "SMS"       END ATTRIBUTE       START ATTRIBUTE         NAME = "Version"         ID = 3         ACCESS = READ-ONLY         STORAGE = SPECIFIC         TYPE = STRING(64)         VALUE = "1.2"       END ATTRIBUTE       START ATTRIBUTE         NAME = "Locale"         ID = 4         ACCESS = READ-ONLY         STORAGE = SPECIFIC         TYPE = STRING(16)         VALUE = ""       END ATTRIBUTE       START ATTRIBUTE         NAME = "Serial Number"         ID = 5         ACCESS = READ-ONLY         STORAGE = SPECIFIC         TYPE = STRING(64)         VALUE = ""       END ATTRIBUTE       START ATTRIBUTE         NAME = "Installation"         ID = 6         ACCESS = READ-ONLY         STORAGE = SPECIFIC         TYPE = STRING(64)         VALUE = "DateTime"       END ATTRIBUTE     END GROUP     START GROUP       NAME = "InstallStatus"       ID = 2       CLASS = "MICROSOFT|JOBSTATUS|1.0"       START ATTRIBUTE         NAME = "Status"         ID = 1         ACCESS = READ-ONLY         STORAGE = SPECIFIC         TYPE = STRING(32)         VALUE = "Failed"       END ATTRIBUTE       START ATTRIBUTE         NAME = "Description"         ID = 2         ACCESS = READ-ONLY         STORAGE = SPECIFIC         TYPE = STRING(148)         VALUE = "The most effective multi-site management system that   provides integrated desktop management for customers with   medium to large Windows environments."       END ATTRIBUTE     END GROUP   END COMPONENT				
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Article ID: 186415 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 02:41:00 - Revision: 2.0

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