File Server Resource Manager could not load WMI objects on Windows Server 2012
If you query the MSFT_FSRMSettings WMI class under root\Microsoft\Windows\FSRM while having the described error reported, you may then receive the following WMI error:
If you notice this is a reoccurring issue, there are 2 actions needed:
- Verify and investigate the Windows Management Instrumentation Service is restart issue to solve the behavior.
- Add a dependency for the FSRM Service in the registry, so that it gets restarted when the WMI service is restarted. To add the dependency in the registry, follow the steps:
- On the Start screen, click the Search tile.
- Type regedit in the Search window and then double-click regedit.exe
- Locate the following registry entry:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\srmsvc
- From the right-side pane, right-click DependOnService, and then click Modify
- Add WINMGMT to the Multi-String Value
- Click on OK and then exit the registry editor
- Reboot the computer.
If you are running SCCM 2012, ensure that you are not running in the behavior described in the following article:
Article ID: 2831687 - Last Review: 03/26/2013 15:37:00 - Revision: 1.1
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