.Net Frameworks – Installed Products

Background Wanted to get a list of Microsoft .Net Frameworks installed on a machine. Windows Management Interface ( WMI ) Introduction In this post, we will use Windows Management Interface, WMI.   Powershell Outline Get-WmiObject Class :- Win32_Product Filter :- Microsoft .Net Framework Columns :- Name Version Code Images Powershell Outline Get-WmiObject Class :- Win32_Product … Continue reading .Net Frameworks – Installed Products

WMI – Error – “0x8004100E”

Background Trying to steal and use someone else's code does not do well for me. Here I am having stolen a code, but stuck with bad characters and an error message. Code ( Original )   Error Error Image Error Message Trouble Shooting WMI Code Creator Download WMI Code Creator from here. Extract Extract the … Continue reading WMI – Error – “0x8004100E”

Sapien – WMI Explorer – Reporting Services Configuration Manager

Background Wanted to utilize another WMI Query tool in addition to Microsoft's own WMI tools.   Lineage Posts SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) – Error – “Invalid Class” In the "SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) – Error – Invalid Class” post, we bemoaned the difficulty of fully espousing our wilderness experience based on screenshots from … Continue reading Sapien – WMI Explorer – Reporting Services Configuration Manager

WMI – Reporting Services Configuration Manager – Event Viewer

Background When troubleshooting Reporting Services Configuration Manager WMI calls it can be useful to see whether WMI activities are occurring.   TroubleShooting Event Viewer Enable Log WMI calls are logable in the Event Viewer. But, they are not logged by default. To enable logging please follow the steps listed below: Obtaining WMI Events Through Event … Continue reading WMI – Reporting Services Configuration Manager – Event Viewer

Technical: Microsoft – Map Processes to Command Line Parameters

Technical: Microsoft - Map Processes to Command Line Parameters We had a little problem associating high CPU processes to their associated command line parameters. Historically, the Task Manager only shows each process’s executable name.  It does not even reveal the process’s full path name. Sometimes with spawned processes such as cmd.exe or cscript.exe it is … Continue reading Technical: Microsoft – Map Processes to Command Line Parameters

Microsoft – WMI – Query Tool (Ben Colemen)

In the last couple of months, I have played a bit with WMI and PowerShell. It helps to have a good & reliable Query Tool.  And, I found Ben Coleman's WMI Query Tool to work well. But, lately, I have had problems getting it to connect to other namespaces (such as root\Microsoft\SqlServer\ComputerManagement). So fought it … Continue reading Microsoft – WMI – Query Tool (Ben Colemen)

Microsoft – Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) – Win32_Processor

Over the weekend, found myself putting together a quick script. The script uses WMI and PowerShell to get System Information. The script was targeted to work against servers listed in an ASCII file. It worked well against some of the machines on the list, but came back without specific error messages for some of the … Continue reading Microsoft – Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) – Win32_Processor