WMIadap (executable is named wmiadap.exe) is a built-in process used by Windows operating systems, starting from XP, to implement AutoDiscovery/AutoPurge (ADAP) process transfers performance libraries to the WMI repository.

This process is safe and should not be tampered with. Running wmiadap updates all the performance classes. The data it collects/refreshes is used to measure miscellaneous aspects of OS performance, thus allow easy system resources monitoring.


Related terms:
WMI client
WMI Counter
WMI filter
WMI Log Files
WMI performance adapter
WMI repository
WMI tools

IPHost features:

WMI Monitoring Tool
… WMI queries cover a vast amount of inquiries about system resources. Hardware parameters – e.g., local or network drives capabilities, including free space, size and device id; information of currently available system resources; get parameters of any process running; query system services state and so on. IPHost WMI monitors can be used …

Windows Service Monitor
Checking Windows service presence can help to detect problems resulting from important services stopped functioning. Any service running by default can cause system malfunctioning …

Windows Server uptime monitoring
… Using IPHost Network Monitor you will be able to automatically monitor uptime for any Windows servers – Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, and Windows 2008. Our monitoring software allows …

Server performance check
IPHost Network Monitor offers functionality allowing to perform performance analysis and tuning of arbitrary types of servers. In most cases, such parameters as CPU load, available disk/memory and counters for other resources …

Server performance testing
IPHost Network Monitor offers the complex solution to the problem, since it is able to do both server performance monitoring and server performance testing (see “Microsoft server monitoring”). Thus it will be clear when server’s capabilities are exhausted (by sending appropriate alerts). Thus, IPHost Network Monitor can be used as stress testing software as well …