This article describes a native windows tool for testing WMI connectivity can be used to test connectivity. The tool described below is "wbemtest".
You can point wbemtest to your computer:
An example query you can use to test the connection is to list all of the windows services:
select * from Win32_Service Note on Rights: If a system is locked down very often adding the user to the local Administrator group will not allow remote WMI access. To allow remote WMI access please see the following: The following works on Window 2003 R2 SP 2, Windows Server 2012 R2
wmimgmt.msc). In the Security tab, highlight
Root/CIMV2, click Security; add Performance Monitor Users and enable the options :
dcomcnfg. At Component Services > Computers > My Computer, in the COM security tab of the Properties dialog click "Edit Limits" for both
Launch and Activation Permissions. Add Performance Monitor Users and allow remote access, remote launch, and remote activation.
Remote Activationprivileges to Performance Monitor Users Group.
Rootlevel, and recurse the permissions to the sub-namespaces via the