Importing MOF settings into System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

In System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, the sms_def.mof  file is no longer needed. However, you may encounter an application that still requires adding MOF edits.

To add MOF edits to Configuration Manager 2012, perform the following:

  • Open the CM2012 console
  • Select Administration
  • Expand Site Configuration
  • Select Default Client Settings

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From the ribbon, select Properties. Once the properties sheet is displayed, select Hardware Inventory.

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Select Set Classes…

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Select Import…

Navigate to the location where you have stored your .mof file and open it.

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Here, you will be presented with the import summary. Select the best option and then select Import.

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Your mof edit has now been imported into Configuration Manager 2012 client settings.

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Click OK to close the Hardware Inventory Classes property sheet.

Data can now be collected by Configuration Manager.

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