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Find what WMI Credential is assigned to a certain node

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Updated December 9, 2017


There are instances where the Service Account you are using undergoes a password change and you need to find out which node's need to be updated in order to maintain Monitoring of these nodes. From Manage Windows Credential Page in the Orion Web Console [Settings > Manage Windows Credentials] it is possible to see the number of nodes but not the names of the nodes which are assigned to it. 


  • NPM 10.7+
  • SAM 6.0+


  1. Log in to the SolarWinds Server.
  2. Open Report Writer.
  3. Click New.
  4. Select Advanced SQL.
  5. Click OK.
  6. In the second tab, paste the following query to pull back all Windows Credentials Information From nodes:

Select Nodes.IP_Address, Nodes.Caption, Credential.Name from Credential
inner join NodeSettings on Credential.ID=NodeSettings.SettingValue
inner join Nodes on NodeSettings.NodeID=Nodes.NodeID
where NodeSettings.SettingName='WMICredential'


The Report will now display all WMI Nodes and the Assigned Credential.




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