Open Management Infrastructure

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Open Management Infrastructure
Other namesNanoWBEM
Original author(s)Microsoft,
The Open Group
Initial releaseJune 28, 2012; 11 years ago (2012-06-28)
Stable release
1.9.0 / April 2, 2024; 51 days ago (2024-04-02)
Written inC
Operating systemLinux, Unix
PlatformIA-32, x86-64
TypeSystem configuration application
LicenseApache License 2.0,
MIT License[1]

The Open Management Infrastructure stack (OMI, formerly known as NanoWBEM[2]) is a free and open-source Common Information Model (CIM) management server sponsored by The Open Group and made available under the Apache License 2.0.[3][4]


OMI was contributed to The Open Group by Microsoft on June 28, 2012, with the goal "to remove all obstacles that stand in the way of implementing standards-based management so that every device in the world can be managed in a clear, consistent, coherent way and to nurture [and] spur a rich ecosystem of standards-based management products."[5] The source code is hosted on GitHub.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "LICENSE at master · Microsoft/omi". GitHub.
  2. ^ "Microsoft drops OMI for Linux to GitHub". The Register.
  3. ^ "The Open Group works with Microsoft to create Open Management Infrastructure – The Open Group Blog". The Open Group. 26 February 2013.
  4. ^ "What Is the Difference Between WMI and CIM?".
  5. ^ Open Management Infrastructure, Microsoft Windows Server Blog, 28 August 2023

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