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WMI Polling/Rights

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So after 'the hack' mgmt is concerned about account rights.  We utilize WMI to poll Windows Servers, is there a way to create an account that is read-only (or has no rights but polling)?

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Probably a fairly common ask amongst InfoSec departments right now.  The below document should shed some light.

Monitoring Access: How to grant minimum WMI access to the Monitoring Service Accounts - TechNet Arti...

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Level 11

Probably a fairly common ask amongst InfoSec departments right now.  The below document should shed some light.

Monitoring Access: How to grant minimum WMI access to the Monitoring Service Accounts - TechNet Arti...

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Yeah, all of a sudden the Security team is all about Solarwinds.  Thanks for the link, it's perfect.  Though you would think there would be an easier way to do this.

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