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Can you use NTLM authentication for PowerShell remoting?

Can you use NTLM authentication for PowerShell remoting?

Since the NTLM authentication protocol cannot ensure the identity of the target server (only that it already knows your password), you can configure target servers to use SSL for PowerShell Remoting.

Why is my WinRM listener not working on https?

If you get the following error message: Message = Cannot create a WinRM listener on HTTPS because this machine does not have an appropriate certificate. To be used for SSL, a certificate must have a CN matching the hostname, be appropriate for Server Authentication, and not be expired, revoked, or self-signed.

Do you need a certificate for WinRM https?

WinRM HTTPS requires a local computer Server Authentication certificate with a CN matching the hostname to be installed. The certificate mustn’t be expired, revoked, or self-signed. To install or view certificates for the local computer:

Is the NTLM-based authentication disabled by default?

NTLM-based authentication is disabled by default, but may be permitted by either configuring SSL on the target server, or by configuring the WinRM TrustedHosts setting on the client.

If you get the following error message: Message = Cannot create a WinRM listener on HTTPS because this machine does not have an appropriate certificate. To be used for SSL, a certificate must have a CN matching the hostname, be appropriate for Server Authentication, and not be expired, revoked, or self-signed.

Since the NTLM authentication protocol cannot ensure the identity of the target server (only that it already knows your password), you can configure target servers to use SSL for PowerShell Remoting.

WinRM HTTPS requires a local computer Server Authentication certificate with a CN matching the hostname to be installed. The certificate mustn’t be expired, revoked, or self-signed. To install or view certificates for the local computer:

NTLM-based authentication is disabled by default, but may be permitted by either configuring SSL on the target server, or by configuring the WinRM TrustedHosts setting on the client.