[gptalk] Re: issues with wmiftest

  • From: "Dave Palombi" <dave.palombi@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2008 11:07:28 -0500

That make sense.  I will try to run your tool against a desktop computer and
see what happens.

On Feb 8, 2008 10:58 AM, Darren Mar-Elia <darren@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>  Right, with the WMIFTest tool, you can evaluate a given WMI filter
> against a real computer to find out if it will evaluate to true when it
> actually runs with the GPO. That's what I'm wondering. Did the query
> evaluate to true against a laptop? If so, then it should work in the GPO. If
> not, then the query could be asking the wrong question.
>
>
>
> Draren
>
>
>
> *From:* gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On
> Behalf Of *Dave Palombi
> *Sent:* Friday, February 08, 2008 7:53 AM
>
> *To:* gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* [gptalk] Re: issues with wmiftest
>
>
>
> What I can tell you is that everything is listed and working properly.
> This is version 1.0.2.0
>
> It gives me the wmi filter name, description, wmi query string, and linked
> to gpo
>
> Dave
>
> On Feb 8, 2008 10:48 AM, Darren Mar-Elia <darren@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> Dave-
>
> Well, I wrote the app so I should know the answer! J.
>
>
>
> As to your issue, does WMIFTest evaluate your filter to true for a laptop
> machine?  I'm not particularly familiar with the ChassisTypes query below
> but perhaps it is not the correct query for what you're trying to do?
>
>
> Darren
>
>
>
> *From:* gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On
> Behalf Of *Dave Palombi
> *Sent:* Friday, February 08, 2008 7:45 AM
> *To:* gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* [gptalk] Re: issues with wmiftest
>
>
>
> You are one smart guy.
>
> Thank you!
>
> One last question for you.
>
> I am having an issue with WMI with a GP.  The GP is working properly but
> when I add the WMI filter it doesn't work.  This filter is suppose to remove
> offline files feature from desktop computers.
>
> This is the code for the WMI filter
>
> select * from Win32_SystemEnclosure where ChassisTypes = 1 or ChassisTypes
> = 2 or ChassisTypes = 3 or ChassisTypes = 4 or ChassisTypes = 5 or
> ChassisTypes = 6 or ChassisTypes = 7 or ChassisTypes = 13 or ChassisTypes =
> 15 or ChassisTypes = 16 or ChassisTypes = 17
>
> The GP setting is
>
> Do not automatically make redirect folders available offline.
>
> This is under user settings.
>
> The end result is if you are a laptop ignore this GP.
>
> Dave
>
>  On Feb 8, 2008 10:38 AM, Darren Mar-Elia <darren@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> Dave-
>
> Are you running the app from a network share? If so, that is the issue.
> .Net, by default, restricts what it lets run from network locations. You
> would have to adjust .Net Framework Security using the .Net Configuration
> MMC snap-in or just run the app locally. If its not that, let me know.
>
>
>
> Darren
>
>
>
> *From:* gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On
> Behalf Of *Dave Palombi
> *Sent:* Friday, February 08, 2008 7:30 AM
> *To:* gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* [gptalk] issues with wmiftest
>
>
>
> Hello,
>
> I am having issues with wmiftest.  I have installed all the .netframeworks
> but I am still receiving the same error messages.
>
> The error says  "Application attempted to perform an operation not allowed
> by the security policy.  To grant this application the required permission.
>
> I do not know where to set the permission for this.
>
> Dave
>
>
>
>
>

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