Event ID 10128 — Listener Availability

Updated: August 5, 2011

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: 10128
Source: Microsoft-Windows-WinRM
Version: 6.1
Message: The WinRM service is not listening for HTTP requests because there was a failure binding to the URL (%1) in HTTP.SYS.

No remote requests will be serviced on that URL.

User Action
Please use "netsh http" to check if ACL for URL (%1) is set to Network Service.

Additional Data
The error code received from HTTP.sys is %2: %%%2


Fix HTTP URL Binding problem

Use "netsh http" to verify that ACL for URL (%1) is set to Network 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