This article guides you on how to troubleshoot issues with WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation) messages.
- Type the below command on the GFI Product server in the command prompt:
wmic /node:REMOTEIP /user:Administrator cpu get loadpercentage
- Enter the password.
This command will return the CPU usage of the machine, if it works, it means the WMI is working properly.
NOTE: Please ensure that you are logged in as the account being used to conduct the check/scan.
- Login to the GFI Product Server using the credentials you are attempting with the check/scan.
- Go to Start > Run and type
- Go to File > Add / Remove Snap-in and click Add.
- Select WMI Control > Add.
- Choose Another Computer and enter the IP Address of the remote server.
- Select Finish and close the Add/Remove Snap-in Dialogue box.
- Expand WMI Control and right-click on the WMI Control Node > Properties.
- Right-click on My Computer and choose Manage.
- Expand Services and Applications to WMI Control.
- Right-click on WMI Control and choose Properties; this should show the target machine's WMI Properties.