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How to fully Enable Remote PS on a server OS

I have enabled Remote PS but each time i reboot my system it says this error.

The WinRM service is not listening for WS-Management requests.

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 If you did not intentionally stop the service, use the following command to see the WinRM configuration:

 winrm enumerate winrm/config/listener

#Enable Remote PS Access
Enable-PSRemoting –force

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Here is my config:

PS C:\Users\Administrator> winrm e winrm/config/listener
    Address = *     Transport = HTTP     Port = 5985     Hostname     Enabled = true     URLPrefix = wsman     CertificateThumbprint     ListeningOn =,, ::1 PS C:\Users\Administrator> winrm get winrm/config Config     MaxEnvelopeSizekb = 500     MaxTimeoutms = 60000     MaxBatchItems = 32000     MaxProviderRequests = 4294967295     Client         NetworkDelayms = 5000         URLPrefix = wsman         AllowUnencrypted = false         Auth             Basic = true             Digest = true             Kerberos = true             Negotiate = true             Certificate = true             CredSSP = false         DefaultPorts             HTTP = 5985             HTTPS = 5986         TrustedHosts = *.domain.com     Service         RootSDDL = O:NSG:BAD:P(A;;GA;;;BA)(A;;GR;;;IU)S:P(AU;FA;GA;;;WD)(AU;SA;GXGW;;;WD)         MaxConcurrentOperations = 4294967295         MaxConcurrentOperationsPerUser = 1500         EnumerationTimeoutms = 240000         MaxConnections = 300         MaxPacketRetrievalTimeSeconds = 120         AllowUnencrypted = false         Auth             Basic = false             Kerberos = true             Negotiate = true             Certificate = false             CredSSP = false             CbtHardeningLevel = Relaxed         DefaultPorts             HTTP = 5985             HTTPS = 5986         IPv4Filter = *         IPv6Filter = *         EnableCompatibilityHttpListener = false         EnableCompatibilityHttpsListener = false         CertificateThumbprint         AllowRemoteAccess = true     Winrs         AllowRemoteShellAccess = true         IdleTimeout = 7200000         MaxConcurrentUsers = 2147483647         MaxShellRunTime = 2147483647         MaxProcessesPerShell = 2147483647         MaxMemoryPerShellMB = 2147483647         MaxShellsPerUser = 2147483647 PS C:\Users\Administrator>

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What powershell command do i need to execute to clear this error?

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8/22/2022 - Mon

Are you having a problem with PS Remoting?
It's normal to see this event from time to time.  Typically you'll see an event shortly after that says it is listening.
What is the status and startup type of the Windows Remote Management service?  Also, what are the recovery options set to?

Honestly haven't tested PS remoting but was more trying to clear the warnings in my system log.  I've found this warning appears after every reboot...not just once in awhile.  If this is expected behavior thats unfortunate but acceptable; however i'd really prefer to have no warning in my log or at the very least an explanation as to why it is even there.

I was hoping maybe there was a command/config missing to clear it....

The Windows Remote Management service is set to automatic and running with 1st & 2nd failures to restart service.

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Philip Elder

WinRM is set to MANUAL in Services.MSC off the gate. It won't be running.

It needs to be started in order to handle those incoming requests.

Enabling PS Remoting does not do that.
Your help has saved me hundreds of hours of internet surfing.

You are correct footech.  After some additional testing it seems out of the box (for server 2022) this warning appears before any commands are executed.  They also appear during the shutdown process.  Since they are native before any changes to the OS and only at shutdown i'll ignore as you suggest.

Philip, The WinRM is default to automatic and is already running.