• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 535
  • Last Modified:

wmi connection to a remote computer

I'm trying to get the events log from a remote computer, using the following code. I can get the information if I'm working on the computer but not if connected in remote. My local computer is Windows 7 and the remote W2003.

Therefore,  what should I do?
strComputer = "."

Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:" _
 & "{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2")

Open in new window

1 Solution
You should try this  (after having set strcomputer, struser, strpassword with the ip address of your remote computer, and a user/password that has access to this computer)


Set WbemLocator= CreateObject("wbemscripting.swbemlocator")
set objWMIService=wbemLocator.connectServer(strComputer,,strUser,strPassword)

Open in new window

Pakhu1Author Commented:
Thank you!!!
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Featured Post

Free Tool: Path Explorer

An intuitive utility to help find the CSS path to UI elements on a webpage. These paths are used frequently in a variety of front-end development and QA automation tasks.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now