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WMI Sensor without using a domain admin account?



I am trying to setup some WMI sensor without using a domain admin account and I am not finding much success. I have tired adding the account to the widows remote management group instead but that doesn't seem to work.

Has anyone had any success with this?

domain-admin sensors wmi wmi-sensors

Created on Feb 25, 2021 2:07:56 PM

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Hello Patrick,

Thank you for your message.

Regarding WMI, I invite you to have a look to these articles which might help you regarding the permissions necessary for the requests:

https://docs.bmc.com/docs/display/public/btco100/Setting+WMI+user+access+permissions+using+the+WMI+Control+Panel https://serverfault.com/questions/28520/which-permissions-rights-does-a-user-need-to-have-wmi-access-on-remote-machines/44997#44997


Created on Feb 26, 2021 7:06:54 AM by  Florian Lesage [Paessler Support]

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