• Management Pack:  SCOM 2016
  • MP Version:  1.0
  • Released:  10/19/2018
  • Publisher:  Microsoft

WMI Health Monitor Monitor

  • ID:  Microsoft.SystemCenter.WMIFunctionalMonitor
  • Description:  This monitor checks whether WMI is healthy by periodically performing a WMI query
  • Target:  Agent
  • Enabled:  Yes

Operational States

Name State Description
WMI functionality Success Success  
WMI functionality Error Error  

Overridable Parameters

Parameter Name Default Value Description Override
Interval (Seconds) 86400 Interval time expressed in seconds
Time out (Seconds) 300 Time to wait until cancel execution of script expressed in seconds

Alert Details

Monitor State Message Priority Severity Auto Resolution
WMI functionality Error (Error) WMI is unhealthy Medium Critical Yes

Run As Profiles

Name
Default

Monitor Knowledgebase

Summary

The WMI health monitor tried to run the WMI query “select * from win32_operatingsystem” and encountered a WMI error.

Causes

WMI on this computer is unhealthy and cannot return any data from the query.

Resolutions

Ensure that the Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) service is running on this computer.

Ensure that the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service is running on this computer.

Ensure that the WMI Repository is consistent on the computer

  • Open a Command Prompt

  • Run the following command: “winmgmt /verifyrepository”

  • If the repository is not consistent, then run the command “winmgmt /salvagerepository”

Ensure that DCOM is enabled

  • Run Dcomcnfg.exe

  • Click the Component Services node under Console Root

  • Open the Computers folder

  • For the local computer, right-click My Computer, and then click Properties

  • For a remote computer, right-click the Computers folder, point to New and then click Computer

    • Type the computer name

    • Right-click the computer name, and then click Properties

  • Click the Default Properties tab

  • Click to select (or click to clear) the “Enable Distributed COM on this Computer” check box

  • Set Default Authentication Level to Connect

  • Set Default Impersonation Level to Identify

If none of these steps resolve the issue, you can download the WMI Diagnosis Utility at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=158226.The WMI Diagnosis Utility is a VBScript script designed to help you troubleshoot the current state of the WMI service on a computer.

External References

For more information on troubleshooting WMI problems, go to http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=158224.

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