Operations Manager failed to run a WMI query or script related to WMI events.
The possible causes for this are:
Operations Manager failed to connect to the computer or namespace. This could be due to permissions issues or that an invalid WMI namespace is used.
Operations Manager failed to run the WMI query. This could be due to permissions or an invalid WMI query.
If the WMI failure is occurring on a computer running Windows Server 2008, it may be due to a known issue with WMI described in Knowledge Base article 958807(http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=133791).
More details of what caused this issue can be found by examining the associated alert context.
The alert context will detail whether this was a connection, permission or query issue.
If it is a connections issue, ensure that DCOM is enabled
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 it’s a permissions issue, ensure that the Operations Manager RunAs account has the appropriate permissions to access WMI.
If it’s a query issue, examine the rule or monitor that contains the WMI script and take appropriate action by modifying it.
You should also review the details provided in Knowledge Base article 958807 (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=133791). If the update is applicable, apply it to this computer.
The following link will display all events indicating a possible problem with the WMI Event component:
View WMI Provider Events
For more information on troubleshooting WMI problems, go to http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=158224.
You can also 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.