Posts Tagged "Encryption"

How to access WMI namespaces on remote computers that require encryption?

Posted by on Nov 7, 2010 in VBScript, WMI | 0 comments

When you have a look at my vbscript bitlocker post and try to use it on remote machines you may not get any results but an application eventlog entry similar to this one here: Event Source: WinMgmt Event ID: 5605 Access to the […] namespace was denied. The namespace is marked with RequiresEncryption but the client connection was attempted with an authentication level below Pkt_Privacy. Re try the connection using Pkt_Privacy authentication level. When using security related namespaces on remote machines you need to connect to wmi using a higher authentication level: strComputer =...

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