• The WinRM client cannot process the request. Unencrypted traffic is currently disabled in the client configuration – Fix

    Posted on August 20, 2013 by in Dotnet Tips & Tricks, Tips & Tricks

    If you are trying to invoke powershell commands from a client machine, failure to configure WINRM client to allow unencrypted traffic will result in following error:

    “Connecting to remote server failed with the following error message: The WinRM client cannot process the request. Unencrypted traffic is currently disabled in the client configuration. Change the client configuration and try the request again. For more information, see the about_Remote_Troubleshooting Help topic.”

    Client Configuration:

    We have to do following configuration change on client machine where we run this application.

    Step 1: Launch “Local Group Policy user interface”  by typing gpedit.msc  in the run promput.

    Step 2: Navigate to “Local Computer Policy > Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Remote Management (WinRM) > WinRM Client”.

    Step 3: Enable “Allow unencrypted traffic”
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