Saturday, February 6, 2010

Using HP CAE to collect user information Part 1

You can use HP Client Automation Enterprise to local user accounts information and to be displayed as part of the built-in reports in HP Reporting Manager.

You can assign WBEM_USER_GROUP “WBEM Scan for User/Group “ under Audit domain to computer or OU to get this data collected.

Then notify computers for Audit

Install HP Performance Manager license

To install license to OVPM you can use the steps below

cd %ovinstalldir%\bin

ovpm license

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a new text window is open for controlling license and you will get message like license expired

type gui to launch Autopass for OVPM

Select Install/restore License

Click Browse to locate the license file

Click view content

Click Install

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Close the application

in the text program type status to get the current status.

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now you can log to system normally

Friday, February 5, 2010

How to use WBEMTEST to get WMI data level 1

Launch wbemtest from command prompet or RUN

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Here is the interface

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to locate WMI classes attributes or instances you have to connect with account with sufficient privilege (note: all users has privilege to WMI but depend of type of action you want to execute which may require administrator priv.)

press on connect then type which namespace you want to connect to: by default Windows (Win32_*)built-in classes almost located under root\cimv2 then click connect.

This will connect you with the current user account, you may specify another account to gain more privilege

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This is the screen after connection.

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If you know certain class you can click on Open Class

If you do not know and you want to search manually you may click Enum Classes

To get all the classes you may select Recursive and press OK

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A full list of classes will be displayed as below

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Browse to any class and double click

for example User Account on the local machine are under Win32_UserAccount class

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Click on Instances to list all the instances

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Here is the list of User Account

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To be continued.

please remind me to continue it.