Event ID 10150 — Listener Availability

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

The Listener is a component of the WinRM service that indicates to the service which IP addresses and ports to listen on for WS-Management related requests. Users can create one or more listeners.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 10150
Source: Microsoft-Windows-WinRM
Version: 6.1
Message: The WinRM service could not use the following listener to receive WS-Management requests. The listener is enabled but the listener does not have an IP address configured.

User Action
Check the underlying network configuration to determine if this listener has at least one valid IP. If the IP is valid, ensure that WinRM configuration does not exclude that IP address by using the following command:

winrm get winrm/config/service

Additional Data
Listener transport: %1
Listener address: %2


Create a listener for the WinRM service

Type winrm quickconfig to create a listener for the WinRM service.


Use the winrm command line tool to create a request to the WinRM service to verify that the service is listening on the network.

To make a request, type winrm get winrm/config -r:<computer>, where computer is the name of the remote computer where the winrm service is running.

Listener Availability

Management Infrastructure