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WMI Access without Administrative Rights



Hello :) Is it possible to use WMI sensors without domain or local adminstrative rights? Created a normal user for testing, is it possible to give the rights to check this (ACL) ? Can I do it from another server?

domain snmp wmi

Created on Mar 22, 2023 12:28:52 PM

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The needed permissions depend on the type of query that is being performed. Some WMI sensors can work without admin rights, however some of them do require them. Perhaps the following article can help you to configure the permissions for some of the WMI sensors.

Kind regards,
Sasa Ignjatovic, Tech Support Team

Created on Mar 27, 2023 11:55:41 AM by  Sasa Ignjatovic [Paessler Support]

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