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Query Windows audit settings using WMI

Posted on 2013-05-24
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Using REALbasic with the Monkeybread WMI plugin, I can query 57 of the 59 RSOP_xxx classes without error, but I only get data returned for these eight:
    RSOP_ExtensionEventSource
    RSOP_ExtensionEventSourceLink
    RSOP_ExtensionStatus
    RSOP_GPLink
    RSOP_GPO
    RSOP_PolicySetting
    RSOP_Session
    RSOP_SOM

I'm guessing that there is some security setting that keeps WMI from returning data for the other ones for which I know data exists -- specifically
    RSOP_AuditPolicy
    RSOP_RegistryKey
    RSOP_RegistryPolicySetting
    RSOP_RegistryValue
and some others.

Any ideas?
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if you use wmispy or other wmi tools i.e. powershell does it return a proper value?
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I don't know - I've never touched WMI except with VB and this current code. I'll do a little research and try to find out.
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I could not find a download for WniSpy from a source I considered reliable. i did find WMI Explorer, though, which is a very handy free tool. Using WMI Explorer I find that those classes that don't return any data don't have any instances -- which is frustrating because I have done considerable work with secpol.msc to establish security and audit policies. Anyway, I will accept this one response as the solution to this particular problem. Have to look farther to get where I need to go. Thanks.
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