troubleshooting Question

Access is denied error while opening com object in Powershell

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I am using below code in my powershell

$Clu = New-Object -com "MSCluster.Cluster"
$GroupOwner = $Clu.ResourceGroups.Item($ClusterName).OwnerNode.Name

but while opening the object it is throwing error of access denied , what permissions is required to run the above code other than adding the account to Admin group that is not permitted..

below is the error I am getting

Exception calling "Open" with "1" argument(s): "Access is denied. (Exception fr
om HRESULT: 0x80070005 (E_ACCESSDENIED))"
At E:\do_not_delete\Script\Main_Task.ps1:3 char:10
+ $Clu.Open <<<< ($ClusterName)
    + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (:) [], MethodInvocationException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : ComMethodTargetInvocation

You cannot call a method on a null-valued expression.
At E:\do_not_delete\Script\Main_Task.ps1:4 char:39
+ $GroupOwner = $Clu.ResourceGroups.Item <<<< ($ClusterName).OwnerNode.Name
    + CategoryInfo          : InvalidOperation: (Item:String) [], RuntimeExcep
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : InvokeMethodOnNull


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