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WMI CPU Load sensor




We're digging into WMI sensors and found a strange issue:

If we give only wmi privileges to the user under which PRTG is running - only part of the sensors is working (Disk usage works but CPU load does't).

If we add the user to Local administrators - works everything.

WMIC utility works in both cases. (wmic cpu list)

Is it possible to see WQL queries for these standard sensors, so we can simulate them and find out the root cause?

cpu wmi wql

Created on Sep 15, 2011 12:20:55 PM

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Created on Sep 15, 2011 4:29:44 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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