The PublishComponents action manages the advertisement of the components that may be faulted in by other products with the system. In the Advertise mode the action publishes the all components for which the corresponding feature is enabled. Else the action publishes components for which the corresponding feature is currently selected to be installed.
Namespace value is root/CIMV2.
WMI Provider value is MSIProv.
The ActionID property is a unique identifier assigned to a particular action for a software element.
A localizable text describing the qualified component of this instance. The string is commonly parsed by the application and can be displayed to the user.
The SoftwareElementID of the software element associated with this action.
A description of the object.
The Direction property indicates whether a particular CIM_Action object is part of a sequence of actions to transition the current software element to its next state, such as "Install" or to remove the current software element, such as "Uninstall".
Name is used to identify this software element
A text string that qualifies the value in the ComponentId property. A qualifier is used to distinguish multiple forms of the same software element, such as a software element that is implemented in multiple languages.
The SoftwareElementID is an identifier for this software element.
The SoftwareElementState indicates the state of a software element
The TargetOperatingSystem indicates the target operating system of the owning software element.
Version should be in the form .. or ..
The invoke method is to take a particular action. The details of how the method performs the action is implementation specific. The results of the method are based on the return value. - A 0 (zero) is returned if the condition is satisfied. - A 1 (one) is returned if the method is not supported. - Any other value indicates the condition is not satisfied.
SELECT * FROM Win32_PublishComponentAction
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