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25 April, 2019 at 11:10 pm #1574PP
Hello Glenn, as I wrote a month ago, the WMI queries on a terminal server cause it to freeze after a few hours. (WMI overflow) – Do you have an idea to fix the problem. Please do not ignore this message again. THANK YOU0
26 April, 2019 at 6:15 am #1575GlennKeymaster
If you’re reporting a bug or asking for help, I need as much information as you can give me. Simply stating a thing doesn’t work is no help to me. Please include the following information:
A full and accurate description of the problem or error
The expected output
The actual output
For Desktop Info, a code snippet from the ini file of the items in question or just the whole ini file
The log file containing the errors0
26 April, 2019 at 4:00 pm #1582PP
Server 2012R2 Terminalserver
There are about 40 users logged in to a term server.
The default printer and the number of printers are displayed on the desktop.
Due to the persistent WMI queries, the terminal server freezes.
After a few hours, the terminal server freezes because the WMI service crashes.
The triggers are the permanent WMI queries.
WMI=active:1,interval:0,text:Default-Printer, namespace:root\cimv2,query:Win32_Printer where default = “True”,display:%Name%
Thank You very much0
27 April, 2019 at 7:41 am #1586GlennKeymaster
You’re suggesting there may be a wmi error being generated by the win32_printer queries which may be causing the wmi service to crash.
You should enable logging to try and catch the wmi errors. Add the following to the [options] section of your ini file:
If this doesn’t show up anything then try log-level=debug.
A quick google would suggest that Server 2012R2 has a number of known issues with WMI.
Check out these Microsoft articles:
or just google
If all else fails I recommend you remove those queries from the Desktop Info.
- This reply was modified 1 year, 2 months ago by Glenn.
29 April, 2019 at 4:47 pm #1593PP
Hello Glenn, thank you for your answer. Unfortunately I can not activate logging on the productive system. I have already removed the mentioned WMI entries.0
29 April, 2019 at 7:17 pm #1594PP
Hello Glenn the Updates KB3103616 , KB3146604
are installed on our servers Thanks0
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