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Error WinRM issue in SAM

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Updated: 3-9-2017 Error: WinRM testing failed with the following error: Connecting to remote server failed with the following error message: Access is denied.

Resolution: Set the appropriate permissions for PowerShell on the target server. When complete, rerun the AppInsight for IIS Automatic Configuration Wizard.

Set the appropriate permissions for PowerShell on the target server:

  1. On the remote computer, open the PowerShell console.
  2. Execute the following PowerShell command: Set-PSSessionConfiguration Microsoft.PowerShell -ShowSecurityDescriptorUI -force When entered, a permissions dialog should open.
  3. Enable Full Control for everyone.
  4. Verify the the group the polling user belongs to has access to Microsoft PowerShell.
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