Event ID 10149 — 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: 10149
Source: Microsoft-Windows-WinRM
Version: 6.1
Message: The WinRM service is not listening for WS-Management requests.

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

winrm enumerate winrm/config/listener


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