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DFS error :cannot access the local WMI repository

When you run DFS health report on a Windows Server 2003/2008 , the report shows this error: “Cannot access the local WMI repository”.

Cause of the issue:The user who is running the report do not have “Debug Programs” user rights through Group Policy.Cannot access the local WMI repository

Here is the solution:

  1. Go to Computer Configuration | Windows Settings | Security Settings | Local Policies | User Rights Assignment | Debug Program in the GPO, and then click Add new user or group button.
  2. Select your user logon name and then click the ok button.
  3. Run "gpupdate /force" on the target servers.

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