December 2010 Blog Posts

SQL Server - WMI Error 0x80041010 - Invalid Class

Recently I started experiencing WMI repository corruption that results in inability to open SQL Server Configuration Manager with the following error message: Cannot connect to WMI provider. You do not have permission or the server is unreachable. Note that you can only manage SQL Server 2005 and later servers with SQL Server Configuration Manager. Invalid class [0x80041010] At this point if I browse WMI repository under root\microsoft\sqlserver\computermanagement11 I see no SQL Server-specific classes. Only system classes exist. To resolve this issue SQL Server WMI provider needs to be reinstalled. Step 1 - Install classes Navigate to C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\<SQL Server version, for example "110"...

posted @ Tuesday, December 07, 2010 9:47 AM | Feedback (1)