The error message that I have discussed here is about remote server connection error. The process to fix remote server connection error in windows server 2008 is available here by which you can fix this error easily. If you are using the windows server 2008 or windows 7 and if you want to use server manager (servermanager.msc) for connecting a remote server in which windows server R2 is running then you may be receive “Server Manager cannot connect to server_name. Click retry to try to connect again.” Error message. when you are trying to see details of the error message that is getting, when you are trying to connect a remote server in which windows server R2 full installation is running then you may be receive the following error message.
Connecting to remote server failed with the following error message: The WinRm client cannot complete the operation within the time specified. Check if the machine name is valid and is reachable over the network and firewall exception for Windows Remote Management service is enabled.
When you are trying to connect to remote server in which windows 2008 R2 server core installation is running then you may receive the following error message.
Connecting to remote server failed with the following error message: The WS-Management service cannot process the request. The resource URI …://schemas.microsoft.com/powershell/Microsoft.ServerM… was not found in the WS-Management catalog. The catalog contains the metadata that describes resources, or logical endpoints.
Causes of this error
When the remote computer is not correctly configured then you may receive the given error message over all conclusion is that setting problem in remote computer. If you want to fix this error message then it is must to configure the remote computer correctly. The solution of remote server connection error in windows 7 is possible from the given solution below.
Solution of remote server connection error in windows 7
If you want to remove the connection error from the remote computer then you have to follow these steps. The steps that are given in the below paragraph is very clear and easy that is why you can easily follow these.
- Start the computer as administrator to remote server from using remote desktop services. Now you have to open the elevated command prompt and run the following commands.
DISM.exe /online /enable-feature /featurename:MicrosoftWindowsPowerShell
DISM.exe /online /enable-feature /featurename:ServerManager-PSH-Cmdlets
DISM.exe /online /enable-feature /featurename:BestPractices-PSH-Cmdlets
- Now you have to restart the server and then open the command prompt and type powershell.exe and then press enter.
- After that to enable PowerShell script execution you have to execute these commands and Save the value of set-executionpolicy.
- Again type the following command and then press enter.
configure-SMremoting.ps1 -force –enable
set-executionpolicy <value that you saved in the above step>
Now try to connect the remote server again this time you will not receive the above error message.