OneIQ Pulse is designed to collect detailed inventory and performance data for core Microsoft Windows resources. Requirements for the Microsoft Windows systems are listed in this article.

Supported operating systems

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2022

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 (SP1)

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (SP1, SP2)

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 (SP1, SP2)

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (SP1, SP2)

Data Collection Requirements


Domain or local administrator account with permissions to access WMI and Remote Registry. As a best practice create a dedicated Domain Admins account to use exclusively for data collection. Use local administrator account for machines that are not joined to the domain.


The following OS instrumentation must be enabled:

  • Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)

  • File and Print Sharing

  • Remote Registry


  • Ports 135, 139 and 445 as well as ports used by WMI must be open. In Microsoft Windows, firewall rules must be specified to allow this type of communication.

  • A network path must exist between target systems and the OneIQ Pulse assigned to monitor them.

Note: Monitoring the machine hosting the OneIQ Pulse is not supported.

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