Updated: August 5, 2011
Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Remote Management (WinRM) is an implementation of the WS-Management protocol for Windows operating systems. It is implemented as a Web service and uses the Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP). It is used for remote management of hardware and software.
The following is a list of the managed entities that are included in this managed entity:
The WinRM service processes WSMan requests received over the network. It uses HTTP.sys to listen on the network.