How to manage queries in Configuration Manager

Applies to: Configuration Manager (current branch)

This article can help you manage queries in Configuration Manager.

For information about how to create queries, see How to create queries.

Manage queries

In the Monitoring workspace, select Queries, select the query to manage, and then select a management task.

The following table provides information about the management tasks.

Management task Details
Run Runs the selected query and displays the results in the Configuration Manager console.
Install Client Opens the Install Client Wizard, which lets you install the Configuration Manager client on computers returned by the selected query.

This option isn't available for queries that return mobile devices, users, or user groups.

For more information about how to install Configuration Manager clients by using client push, see Deploy clients to Windows computers.
Export Opens the Export Objects Wizard. This wizard lets you export the query to a Managed Object Format (MOF) file that you can then import at another site.
Move Opens the Move Selected Items dialog box. This dialog box lets you move the selected query to a folder that you previously created under the Queries node.

Next steps

Create queries