Which permissions rights does a user need to have WMI access on remote Machines ?

Which permissions rights does a user need to have WMI access on remote Machines: http://serverfault.com/questions/28520/which-permissions-rights-does-a-user-need-to-have-wmi-access-on-remote-machines The following works on Window 2003 R2 SP 2, Windows Server 2012 R2: Add the user(s) in question to the Performance Monitor Users group Under Services and Applications, bring up the properties dialog of WMI Control (or run wmimgmt.msc). InContinue reading “Which permissions rights does a user need to have WMI access on remote Machines ?”

How to script DCOM permissions and WMI security for non-admins ?

The objective is to allow WMI queries on a computer for a non-admin user/group ? the group to allow is mydomain\wmiquery-users the scripts requires, dcomperm.exe and wmisecurity.exe Authorize WMI users and set Permissions on Win7, Win2008 R2:http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc771551.aspx example of PS code:http://unlockpowershell.wordpress.com/2009/11/20/script-remote-dcom-wmi-access-for-a-domain-user/ Download the wmisecurity.exe from codeproject site:http://www.codeproject.com/KB/system/WmiSecurity.aspx Download the dcomperm.exe from: http://cid-62b84429c3a8a991.skydrive.live.com/self.aspx/SharePoint/DComPerm.zip  1st step: SetContinue reading “How to script DCOM permissions and WMI security for non-admins ?”