Enabling WMI for use with Dependency Finder

On Windows Vista/7/2008:

1. Open the Windows Firewall dialog and click the 'Change Settings' link.
2. Click the 'Exceptions' tab.
3. Check the checkbox next to 'Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)' and click Apply.

On Windows 2000/XP/2003:

1. Open a command prompt.
2. Type in 'netsh firewall set service RemoteAdmin enable' and press Enter.

The account that is used for the Domain must be in the local administrators group of the computer being scanned.





Article ID: 48, Created On: 7/22/2009, Modified: 5/12/2014

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