this exhaustive series on troubleshooting wmi from the ask the performance team blog is too good to pass up. use of wmi is pervasive, guaranteeing that just about all of us have run into wmi issues at some point or another. if you haven’t yet, it’s only a matter of time. might as well do your homework.
here are the topics the series will be covering:
- WMI: Common Symptoms and Errors
- WMI: Repository Corruption, or Not?
- WMI: Missing or Failing WMI Providers or Invalid WMI Class
- WMI: High Memory Usage by WMI Service or Wmiprvse.exe
- WMI: How to troubleshoot High CPU Usage by WMI Components
- WMI: How to Troubleshoot WMI High Handle Count
i’ve blogged a few times about wmi myself: