Windows 2003 and 2008

A client has a requirement to monitor components of Windows systems (services, events, etc., using WMI and has created an unprivileged account in their domain for this purpose. They have asked you to identify the minimum permissions required to be able to query WMI from a remote system. The environment consists of servers running a mixture of Windows 2003 and 2008. Please do the following:

1 What are the minimum privileges required? Note any differences between versions of Windows.
2 How will the permissions be granted and deployed to machines in the environment? Please be specific.
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Asked Jun 30, 2013

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