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Get-WmiObject Win32_PerfFormattedData_Tcpip_NetworkInterface results in 'Invalid Class' error

On of my Nagios plugins to monitor the network load gives me problems on one Windows 2008 R2 server (out of 600). You can download the plugin here: ...
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WMI failure causing SBS Console crash?

Dell PowerEdge T410 Windows Small Business Server 2008 SP2, all updates applied Some months ago, this server was restored from a bare metal Windows Server Backup image. Since then, the SBS Console ...
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is there any equivalent api for os x like windows wmi?

For C# it's easy to collect some data from computers, e.g. installed application list, but I haven't found anything similar for os x. Is there anything to get data from MacBook?
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root\MsCluster - The WMI provider returned an 'access denied' error

I have prepared the non-administrator user for collecting data using WMI. I can query any namespace using this user except root/MSCluster. For root/MSCluster it returns 'access denied'. At the ...
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WMI Query - First and Fourth IP octet

Is anyone aware of any WMI queries that could be used within group policy which only lists all IP address, which end in .200 and I have multiple sites, multiple networks, I only need to list the ...
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Get installed programs via cmd or powershell [duplicate]

I am trying to get all installed apps in the computers of my domain but i haven't found a way to get the information in an accurate way first i was trying to achieve this through the registry key: ...
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Browse through wmi classes GUI

I am trying to explore, or browse through wmi classes in a graphical interface. I have been searching about the options available but there are many. Microsoft offers wmi object explorer but it ...
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WMI service not working properly

I'm Having an issue with WMI, which seems to also affect DFS. I've tried rebuilding the repository, but it's still giving me the same error. Here's what DFS health report showing: SRV-FS02 (2 ...
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WMI instead of WMIC command to find application version?

I'm using wmic to find the current version of an in-house application. My command looks like this: wmic product where "name='Application Name'" get version I've never used wmi, but I've read about ...
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SCCM Server 2012 WMI Query For Missing Microsoft Patches On Specific Host

What is the appropriate WMI query to ask a 2012 SCCM server for a list of missing Microsoft patches on a specific host that the SCCM server manages. For example, say I want to check which patches are ...
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Querying supported 802.11 protocols through WMI?

Is it possible to query a network adapters supported 802.11 protocols through WMI? The computers I'm trying to do this on are all running windows 7 professional. I know it's possible to look up the ...
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Windows Server - WMI Permission?

This question is related to this one. I am trying to get some disk sensor data via WMI (W2012R2). Therefore I added a user wmiagent and granted some rights. I did it exactly like in this guide. Some ...
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Firewall Blocking PSWindowsUpdate

Problem I am trying to use the script from this link below to retrieve windows updates from a remote computer (Server 2012 R2) using the command Get-WUList. ...
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Which permissions/rights does a user need to run “Get-WmiObject win32_service” on a remote machine?

I am in almost the same situation as the person who asked this question (link). The only difference is that I'm not writing a monitoring service but trying to get a WMI-based monitoring service to ...
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WMI Issue - The paging file is too small for this operation to complete

I have an issue with a Windows Server 2008 Standard SP1 whereby I have lost the ability to monitor it remotely. After investigation, it appears to be because there is an issue with WMI. In the WMI ...
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Configuration of RelayIPList using CimObject breaks Windows SMTP server

I am trying to configure Windows Server 2012 SMTP server using PowerShell. I plumbed for using the IISSmtpServerSettings CimObject. I get the object, apply my change (allow localhost to relay sender ...
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Is there a supported Windows CIM/WMI provider for Dell PERC Generation 11 or later?

I have Dell OpenManage Server Administrator (version 7.4) for Windows installed on a 12th generation server with a PERC H710P. That machine has a root\cimv2\dell namespace which does not seem to ...
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How to create a new user and add it to a group in VisualSVN with the command line?

I have a VisualSVN Server running on a Windows Server machine. I want to create new users and add them to certain groups in batch. How can I do it by using only the command line? If I understood ...
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Bug in WMI namespace for MicrosoftDNS Statistics class?

I'm trying to query DNS statistics from Windows Server 2012 via WMI. If I run the following command in Powershell: Get-WmiObject -Namespace root\MicrosoftDNS -Class MicrosoftDNS_Statistic | ?{ ...
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WMI filter is ignored by certain clients in group policies

The applied WMI filter to a group policy is ignored by certain clients. It works fine on other clients, returns the correct value, but on some clients it is just not applied and does not appear in ...
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Win32_LogicalDisk doesn't retrieve network drives from remote machines

I'd like to use WMI to retrieve all logical disks from a remote host. For some unknown reason, running get-wmiobject Win32_LogicalDisk -computername remoteHost fails to include network drives located ...
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WMI query to check for IP default gateway for OSD

I'm trying to add a condition for a command line, which should only be run if the condition is met. I'm doing this by using a WMI Query; Select * From Win32_NetworkAdapterConfiguration Where ...
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How to show powershell input as part of output

I'm trying to get the OS version of a selection of the computers on my domain. I created a powershell command that does this but it is missing the computer name on the output. This is the command ...
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Windows 10 WMI and Event Viewer access denied

We have a Windows domain where I used GPOs to enable remote management and monitoring of all of our workstations using WMI. I can also connect to all of our computers with Computer Management and ...
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WMI query of ARR Server Farm returns duplicate entries on some machines

I am working on integrating Application Request Routing's health checks (in Monitoring and Management) with Icinga, and to do so I've written a small C# web app that executes a WMI query and deployed ...
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How do I get the free space of a remote disk without admin privileges? (Windows)

I'm an admin on two servers (Win 2008 R2). I have a scheduled task that copies large files from a share on one server to another. Before I do the copy, I check that the destination disk on the other ...
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Which registry key corresponds to “Log on as a service”?

I want to be able to set this value programmatically (preferably via WMI). It must live in the registry or some other location. Yes, I know how to do it via MMC using secpol.msc, but I need to ...
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Poll domain members for their screen resolutions

Is there a way via WMI or Powershell to ask each domain member what the resolution is on their desktop? I need to know but can't go and visit each one. For bonus points, how to summarize the results ...
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Create SCCM device collection based on last logged on users who are members of an AD security group

I'm trying to create a device collection in SCCM 2012 which contains only the devices who are used by the users who are members of a certain User AD Security Group. I tried to accomplish this by first ...
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Monitoring Exchange 2013 Databases with Intermapper [closed]

I'm currently setting up a Intermapper map, which is a monitoring system, to monitor a Exchange 2013 server and I couldn't find yet a way to monitor the databases health. For now, just the mount ...
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Using WMI to query Windows Event Collector logs

Using WMI to query the eventlog is quite simple, using Win32_NTLogEvent, for example: Get-WmiObject -query "SELECT *FROM Win32_NTLogEvent WHERE (logfile='Application' and SourceName='Something') ...
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Get-Process not working against remote Windows 7 clients

I have been trying to run Microsoft's GetNetworkStatistics script against remote computers to enable us to track what processes are using bandwidth along with other tools. I am unable to run the ...
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DFSR-related WMI info is missing

OS: Server 2012 Core and Server 2012 R2 Core. DFS-Replication is installed and appears healthy. I am using WMI to collect information from DFSR replication members. The queries work on many of the ...
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Access to “Windows Security” logs for “eventlog” group

Security logs are not available for users in eventlog group. I've checked this down to security event log file. eventlog group has all permissions. Unfortunately I cannot add my user to ...
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Can I find the path to a DCOM application executable with WMI or Powershell?

I have installed (and registered) a DCOM application on a W2K8R2 machine, and its GUID can be found in the DCOM list shown by dcomcnfg. I can also use Powershell to find a Win32_DCOMApplication or ...
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What are the benefits of WS-Management over CIM-XML?

WS-Management and CIM-XML ultimately both seem to deliver the same functionality (i.e. the capability to work with CIM instances via CIM server), and the only difference - superficially - appears to ...
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Why is WMI not actually using the fixed port?

When I asked this question (both here on SF and IRL) about how to remotely access WMI, the answer I got from multiple sources was "use a fixed port." I've tried doing this, but it doesn't seem to be ...
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How do I open the firewall for my monitoring software to access WMI?

I have a SQL Server machine and a monitoring machine, and I need the monitoring software on the monitor host to be able to read the WMI data on the SQL Server host. (The monitoring software is ...
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Invalid method Parameter when calling DfsrConnectionInfo->ForceReplication() with WMIC

In our AD infrastructure the SYSVOL is replicated by DFSR. I want to force replication using WMI (ForceReplication method) via WMIC: wmic /namespace:\\root\microsoftdfs path DfsrConnectionInfo call ...
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WMI computersystem get username returns null

I'm having an issue with the below WMI query running under a non-admin service account against windows 7 PCs: wmic /node:x.x.x.x computersystem get username where x.x.x.x is the IP address of the ...
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Win32_OperatingSystem.FreePhysicalMemory and $_.TotalVisibleMemory giving output in wrong units

I've been putting together a pretty simple script to monitor some aspects of our Terminal Server farm usage and am implementing a section where I check the memory usage on the servers at a given point ...
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Using SCCM and WMI to retrieve Font information

I need to be able to inventory the information about the fonts currently installed in our machines (around 200,000). It seems some users installed fonts they were not supposed to (due to licensing ...
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Executing a batch file containing an exe path remotely via wmic

I have a batch file on Computer-A that contains several commands and a path to an exe file. When I execute the batch file on Computer-B via wmic, I can see all the commands being executed in the ...
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unable to set service user account via command line

I am writing a puppet script to automate creation of TeamCity agents on Windows 2008 R2 SP2.For this, I need to set a custom TeamCity service user account via command-line. So far, I have tried this ...
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Remote Computer Management from Active Directory Snap-In fails with DCOM error 10006

So here's a little background. Our system originally started with Windows Server 2003 machines and eventually over time expanded and grew. We still have a few Server 2003's but they're being removed. ...
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Correlating volumes and physical disks through WMI

I'm trying to correlate volumes (as enumerated from win32_volume for those where DriveType = 3) back to win32_physicaldisk instances. Everything that I've seen in my research points to the answer ...
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Same WMI request is much slower on other machine

I posted this question some time ago on stackoverflow, but unfortunately I didn't get any answer yet. It's actually not very urgent, as this problem seems only to exist on my machine - for now. But ...
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Group Policy WMI Filter to Check if Windows Feature is Installed

The following returns true for servers without the Server GUI installed: WMIC PATH Win32_OptionalFeature WHERE "Caption = 'Microsoft-Windows-Server-Gui-Shell-Package-DisplayName' AND InstallState = ...
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Software deployed using WMIC requires restart before launching

I have an MSI I'm attempting to deploy via WMIC. The MSI install completes without error but I cannot launch the installed application until I reboot the PC. If I try it pops up momentarily then ...
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Group Policy WMI Filter query

I'm putting in place a policy to install AV software but only want it to apply when the computer has no AV software installed, I know WMI can be used for this but don't have a clue how it can be done. ...