WMI is an interface to Windows, which eases administration.
wmic path Win32_PnPEntity where "PNPDeviceID like '%VEN%'" get PNPDeviceID, Status, Manufacturer, Service
CLI access from Linux Edit
wmic -U administrator //10.0.0.10 "select * from Win32_ComputerSystem"
The following message means RPC server is unavailable (ie. check if it's running and/or firewalled)
[wmi/wmic.c:244:main()] ERROR: Login to remote object. NTSTATUS: NT code 0x800706ba - NT code 0x800706ba