Regarding Remote Access of WMI Commands RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    i am trying to read the information from a remote Machine (Network shared Machine) using WMI Command but i am getting Access issues

    Error Message : 

    get-wmiobject : Access is denied. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070005 (E_ACCESSDENIED))

    +                 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
        + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (:) [Get-WmiObject], UnauthorizedAccessException
        + FullyQualifiedErrorId : System.UnauthorizedAccessException,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.GetWmiObjectCommand

    Command which i tried is : 

    get-wmiobject Win32_BIOS -Computer

    Here is my Client System IP address

    if i tried to Ping this IP from my System (Host) I am able to getting reply back

    Can some one please help how to resolve this issue

    Tuesday, November 19, 2019 7:06 PM

All replies

  • Hi MagiUma,

    The cause of this error is DCOM may not be configured to allow a WMI connection.

    You can configure DCOM settings for WMI using the DCOM Config utility (DCOMCnfg.exe) found in Administrative Tools in Control Panel.

    More details you can refer to this document.

    [Troubleshooting a Remote WMI Connection]

    About “Remote Access of WMI Commands”, this document may be useful for you.

    [Connecting to WMI Remotely with PowerShell]

    You can also refer to the following similar issue.

    [Powershell Get-WmiObject Access is denied]

    Best Regards,

    Daniel Zhang

    MSDN Community Support
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    Wednesday, November 20, 2019 2:15 AM