An admin user can configure a regular Windows user to access Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) information by adding the regular user account to the Distributed COM Users and the Performance Monitor Users group (using
lusrmgr.msc), and then configure the DCOM security settings to allow the groups to access the system remotely (using
lusrmgr.mscand click OK.
dcomcnfgand click OK.
wmimgmt.mscand click OK
cmdand click OK.
sc sdset SCMANAGER
Alternatively, in simple words:
The above permissions work for Windows 2012 as well.
Once the user is able to connect using the WMI test, the DB agent can connect and monitor the data.