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Provisioning the WMI Providers

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If you want to deploy WMI Providers manually using Tasks, complete the following procedure.

Note: For ConfigMgr instructions see Appendix A: "System Center Configuration Manager 2012 and 2012 R2 Procedures".

To create a task to deploy WMI Providers to managed computers using Computer Access Management:

  1. In the left pane of the Patch Manager console, select Administration and Reporting.

  2. In the center pane, click Check and Manage Computer Access.

  3. In the Computer Access Management dialog, select Install the WMI Providers if not already installed, and then click OK.

  4. Complete the Task Options Wizard to specify the target systems and schedule and/or execute the task. For additional information, see "The Task Options Wizard".

To deploy WMI Providers using the Deploy Client Components action:

  1. In the left pane of the SolarWinds Patch Manager console, expand Enterprise > Managed Computers.

  2. Select a computer from the center pane.

  3. In the Actions pane, click Deploy Client Components.

  4. The system displays the Task Options Wizard.

  5. Select Install or Repair Client Components.

  6. Click Next.

  7. Select Install WMI Providers - Installs the correct providers on your managed computer.

  8. Click Next.

  9. Choose Install using Remote install Service - Installs the components immediately.

  10. Click Next.

  11. Select the clients you want to deploy the components.

  12. Click Next.

  13. Review your selections.

  14. Click Finish.

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