How to Run WinRM Commands on the Target Computer


Updated: May 13, 2016

Applies To: System Center 2012 - Unified Installer

When you run System Center 2012 – Unified Installer, the target computer where the components are being installed must have WinRM configured to accept fresh credentials and the computers involved in the installation must be added to the Trusted Host list.

Complete the following procedure on the target computer where you want to install a Service Manager 2012 component. This procedure shows you how to make these changes using WinRM commands.


Make sure that the Windows Remote Management Service is started on computers using Windows 7.

To use WinRM commands on the target computer

  1. Click Start, click All Programs, click Accessories, right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as administrator.

  2. In the command prompt window, type the following command, and press Enter after each command:

    winrm qc -q  
    winrm set winrm/config/service/auth @{CredSSP="True"}  
    winrm set winrm/config/winrs @{AllowRemoteShellAccess="True"}  
    winrm set winrm/config/winrs @{MaxMemoryPerShellMB="2048"}  
  3. Type exit, and then press Enter.

See Also

Preparing a Target Computer for System Center 2012 Components