|To modify permissions or delete authorized users|
Open the WMI Control console: Click Start, click Run, type wmimgmt.msc and then click OK.
In the console tree, right-click WMI Control, and then click Properties.
Click the Security tab.
Select the namespace for which you want to change a user's or group's permissions or delete a user or group, and then click Security.
In the Security dialog box, under Name, select the user or group you want to remove or whose permissions you want to modify.
Perform one of the following steps:
- To remove the user or group, click
- To change security settings, under
Permissions, modify the permissions that are allowed or
denied to the user or group by clearing or selecting the
appropriate check boxes.
- To remove the user or group, click Remove.
- To perform this task, you must be an
administrator or use a domain account that is a member of the
Administrators group on the computer you are managing.
- WMI security is verified only when a user
logs on to Windows Management services. Thus, any changes made to a
user's permissions while the user is connected do not take
effect until the next time the user logs on to WMI. For example, if
a user's access is revoked, the changes do not take effect
until the user logs off Windows Management services and attempts to
log on again.
- You can modify user or group permissions on a
remote or local computer. To access a remote computer, right-click
WMI Control, click Connect to another computer, click
Another computer, and then type the name of the computer to
which you want to connect. If you are using WMI Control from
the Computer Management console, right-click the Computer
Management node to connect to the other computer.