WMI Connection Manager Editor

Use the WMI Connection Manager dialog box to specify a Microsoft Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) connection to a server.

To learn more about the WMI connection manager, see WMI Connection Manager.


Provide a unique name for the connection manager.

Describe the connection manager. As a best practice, describe the connection manager in terms of its purpose, to make packages self-documenting and easier to maintain.

Server name
Provide the name of the server to which you want to make the WMI connection.

Specify the WMI namespace.

Use Windows authentication
Select to use Windows Authentication. If you use Windows Authentication, you do not need to provide a user name or password for the connection.

User name
If you do not use Windows Authentication, you must provide a user name for the connection.

If you do not use Windows Authentication, you must provide the password for the connection.

Test the connection manager settings.

See Also

Integration Services Error and Message Reference
WMI Provider for Configuration Management Concepts
WMI Provider for Server Events Concepts