Sunday, April 28, 2013

SCOM Alert - WMI on computer is unhealthy.


The following suggestions were made by Microsoft to resolve the issue.
Ensure that the WMI Repository is consistent on this computer
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.
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.