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How to monitor Windows 2012 Server using local admin account?
Windows 2012 server can not be monitored using local admin account from a remote machine. We have to follow these steps on the monitored server to allow remote WMI polling for the local admin account.
If you want to use a
to monitor the target machine (no matter if workgroup or domain machine), set up this user account as following.
This approach does not work with a domain user!
tool on the target machine.
System | Local Users and Groups | Groups
Add the local user to
Distributed COM Users
Performance Monitor Users
Services and Applications
below in the management panel.
Navigate to the
you are interested in (e.g., Root\CIMV2).
Click on the
Add the local user and give these permissions:
Launch and Activation Permissions
Add the local user and allow these permissions:
Updated: 06 May 2016 06:59 AM
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