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On your Event Subscription, if you set the "Destination Log" to "System", AND if you do NOT specify logfile in your WHERE condition, then the forwarded events will show up in the results. This is totally weird.


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Here is how you write a WMI filter to find all computers that are not a member of the security group named "AnswerGroup". Select * from Win32_GroupUser Where GroupComponent <> "Win32_Group.Domain='domain',Name='AnswerGroup'" You need to change AnswerGroup to the name of the security group that contains the computers that should be allowed to have ...


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As far as I have researched, there are 2 places Windows stores networks drives (Map drives, if you exclude PS-drives). One is WMI, as mentioned here, you can get this information in WMI Win32_MappedLogicalDisk class. Two is registry, under HKEY_Current_User:\Network All the keys here, is network letters and map drive information. An ex. on a key is: ...


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os get vendor - there is no such thing as an OS vendor, that's where the invalid query is coming from. See the available properties - there's a Version, but no Vendor: C:\>wmic os get /? Property get operations. USAGE: GET [<property list>] [<get switches>] NOTE: <property list> ::= <property name> | <property name>, <...


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Use dcomcnfg.exe to configure WMI permissions. Component Services > Computers > My Computer > DCOM Config Windows Management and Instrumentation Properties > Security tab Launch and Active Permissions > Edit Add a group that requires the access and grant the required permissions (Remote Launch/Activate). It is also possible to export the ...


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Have you tried to check if you admin shares are enabled? I mean Admin$ and IPC$. Take a look at Computer Management > Shared Folders > Shares. If not, you can enable it by setting up this regkey: HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\LanmanServer\Parameters\AutoShareWks (DWORD) = 1 Restart and check if admin shares are on then try quering WMI remotely ...


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On Windows Server 2012 R2, I'm using the following, performance is good while still being quite explicit. $gui = (Get-WindowsFeature -Name 'Server-Gui-Shell').Installed


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Along with the suggestion to use Organizational Units to target your Group Policy objects, you can also use Security Filtering in the applicable GPO's to have them apply to only specific computers and/or users. You'd simply remove Authenticated Users from the Security Filtering of the GPO and add the relevant computer or user accounts, or more preferably, ...


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I am not sure you are looking at this from the right angle. AFAIK each desktop pulls the filter from the directory and then checks if the GPO should be applied or not. It's not that the server actively allocates GPOs only to a limited number of desktops. So, doesn't sound like a Samba issue. And that you cannot use WMI to query a Linux machine should be ...



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