If you can't get it to work from the WMI query, you might try using a SIEM Collector Agent, I have duplicated your issue and have not found a way to resolve it at this point.
You can query that eventlog source with WMI of course. The problem is not the name of the folder or logfiles. Do not use RPC option. You need an administrator account (or a very difficult workaround for a non-admin user) for the query and also need to complete these steps: https://kc.mcafee.com/agent/index?page=content&id=KB81367&actp=null&viewlocale=e n_US&showDraft=false&platinum_status=fal…
Hope will work.