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I am the new administrator for sms server, and I do not have a test lab.  So any helpful suggestion will be appreciated.
We will be pushing out packages that puts a key in the registry.  I need to query resource explorer to see if the package has been delieverd so I need to collect the registry key.  Can I edit and add a new property to the already exiting key in sms_def.mof file and if so how do I do this.  Or can I complile the regevent.mof that is found in winnt\system\wbem and if so how do I do this.


RE: sms_def.mof

Check out this page.  There's a bunch of ready-made MOF files, as well as information on how to implement them.

Rod Trent
Microsoft SMS Installer ISBN:0072124474
Admin911:SMS ISBN:0072130229

RE: sms_def.mof

Also, if you are distributing the package as an MSI (Windows Installer) Package, then you can Inventory the MSI packages on your clients with a simple MOF extension.

This method would not use the registry provider, so if you have problems with adding registry entries to your MOF, try this...

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