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ASP.NET application trying to change VM state in WMI, need help with permissions

Posted on 2011-03-11
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Hi

I have an application that can start pause reboot and shutdown a vm from a button in an asp.net page the code behind is c#
I know what the problem is but have no knowledge to fix it.

The permissions for me to access wmi and change the state are wrong, i have added iusr to the vitrualisation namespace in wmi but i still cant get the applcation
to read data and write data back to wmi

can anyone help

many thanks in advance
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I believe that what you need is impersonation, and a ManagementScope...
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Hi

Yup while I was waiting I found the solution

In the web.config file under system.web add <identity impersonate=true unerName="" password=""/>

If I impersonate someone with Wmi access this will work
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