Create a WinRM listener

Important: If you received the following error: An HTTPS listener currently exists on port 5986, use the following steps to configure the listener on an available port by changing "5986" to an available port number throughout these steps.

  1. To configure WinRM on an IIS server, open a command prompt in the Run as Administrator context.
  2. Type: winrm create winrm/config/listener?Address=*+Transport=HTTPS @{Port="5986";CertificateThumbprint="<Thumbprint value of certificate>";​Hostname="<IP Address of Server>_Solarwinds_Zero_Configuration"} and then press Enter.
  3. Verify the configuration by typing the following: winrm get winrm/config/listener?Address=*+Transport=HTTPS.