Domain and IP Address Issues
If the machine is part of a domain, specify the username in DOMAIN\Username format. For example: CORP\Administrator where CORP is the domain name and Administrator is the username.
To identify which domain the machine is part of, navigate to Control Panel → User Accounts → User Accounts to see the list of users in the system along with the domain and groups they belong to.
Checking the Windows Services that are necessary for WMI connection
COM+ Event System
Remote Access Auto Connection Manager
Remote Access Connection Manager
Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Locator
Windows Management Instrumentation
Windows Management Instrumentation Driver Extensions
WMI Performance Adapter
Open a command prompt with administrator privileges in the Remote Server and execute the following commands to configure the firewall to allow remote administration.
If a No rules match the specified criteria message appears (See screenshot below for reference) execute the below commands:
Checking connectivity with WMI Tester
Go to Start → Run → WBEMTEST to open Windows Management Instrument Tester.
Click the Connect button. Provide Namespace in the format: \\hostname\root\cimv2.
Provide the Username and Password. Now click on the Connect button.
In case you encounter an error, try giving the IP Address in place of the hostname (<\\ipaddress\root\cimv2>). If it works, then you will be able to access the machine through the IP address only . This maybe due to the existence of some wrong entries in the hosts file of the target server. Remove the wrong entries in the file and try with the hostname. The hosts file will be in the path C:\Windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts.
Checking DCOM and COM settings on the Remote Server
Go to Start → Run → dcomcnfg to open the Component Services console.
Click on Component Services → Computers. Right click on My Computer and select Properties.
Select the Default Properties tab and check whether the following has been implemented:
The property Enable Distributed COM on this computer has been enabled.
The option Default Authentication Level option has been chosen as Connect.
The option Default Impersonation Level has been chosen as Impersonate or Identify.
Select the COM Security tab check whether the following has been implemented:
Click Edit Limits under Access Permissions and check the following:
For the User or the Group that the User belongs to, check whether the Local and Remote Access property has been enabled.
Click Edit Limits under Launch and Activation Permissions.
For the User or the Group that the User belongs to, check if the following properties have been enabled.
Checking User permissions and WMI Management settings on the Remote Server
Go to Start → Run → wmimgmt.msc to open the Component Services console.
Right Click on the WMI Control → select Properties → Security tab → Click Security → Click Advanced button.
Select the User or the Group that the User belongs to. Create and add the User if the user hasn't been listed.
Click the Edit option.
Select Type as Allow
Select Applies to as This namespace and subnamespaces.
Check whether the following permissions have been enabled.
Checking rights for the User on Remote Server
Go to Start → Run → gpedit.msc to open Local Group Policy Editor.
Click on Local Computer Policy and go to Computer Configuration → Windows Settings → Security Settings → Local Policies → User Rights Assessment.
Double click on the Impersonate a client after authentication policy.
Add the user who is going to monitor this Server in Applications Manager.
After verifying all the steps mentioned above, try to add the above mentioned user for monitoring the server in Applications Manager.