WS-Management

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Web Services for Management
StatusPublished
Year started2008
Latest version1.2
September 2014
OrganizationDistributed Management Task Force
Related standardsWBEM
DomainSystems Management
AbbreviationWS-MAN
Websitewww.dmtf.org/standards/wsman

WS-Management (Web Services-Management) is a DMTF open standard defining a SOAP-based protocol for the management of servers, devices, applications and various Web services. WS-Management provides a common way for systems to access and exchange management information across the IT infrastructure.

Design[edit]

The specification is based on DMTF open standards and Internet standards for Web services.

The specification is quite rich, supporting much more than get/set of simple variables, and in that it is closer to WBEM or Netconf than to SNMP. A mapping of the DMTF-originated Common Information Model into WS-Management was also defined.

History[edit]

WS-Management was originally developed by a coalition of vendors. The coalition started with AMD, Dell, Intel, Microsoft, Sun Microsystems and expanded to a total of 13 members before being subsumed by the DMTF in 2005.

The DMTF has published the standards document DSP0226 with version v1.1.0 of March 3, 2010.[1]

Implementations and application support[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.dmtf.org/standards/published_documents/DSP0226_1.1.pdf
  2. ^ "Windows Vista Management Features". Retrieved 2015-10-04.
  3. ^ "What's New in CTP of PowerShell 2.0". Retrieved 2007-12-12.
  4. ^ "Microsoft and Novell Announce Technical Collaboration for Customers". Retrieved 2007-12-12.
  5. ^ "Windows Management Framework Core for Windows XP". Retrieved 2009-10-28.
  6. ^ "Windows Management Framework 3.0". Retrieved 2012-10-17.
  7. ^ "WS-Management in Intel AMT". Retrieved 2013-05-27.
  8. ^ "OpenNMS/wsman: A WS-Man client for Java". Retrieved 2017-08-17.
  9. ^ "OpenNMS Release Notes". Retrieved 2017-08-17.

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