winrm is the default transport for all Windows hosts. For most users the default transport settings are sufficient and the transport section does not need to be defined in the
WinRM Transport Settings
Maximum number of times to retry after a failed attempt to open a connection. The default is
The number of seconds to wait until attempting to make another connection after a failure.
The maximum number of attempts to determine if the test instance is ready to accept commands. This defaults to
The password used for authenticating to the test instance.
The port used to connect to the test instance. This defaults
5985 when using
5986 when using
The username used for authenticating to the test instance. This defaults to
administrator. Some drivers may change this default.
The path to a local client certificate used as the CA for authentication in lieue of a username and password. Client certs only work with local accounts on the remote host per WinRM documentation. The client cert (when created with OpenSSL) and if applicable the CA cert need to be pre-installed on the remote server in order for certificate authentication to work. Requires the client_key option. When client_cert and client_key are provided the username and password will be ignored.
The path to a local client key used for authentication in lieue of a username and password.
When true, all commands are executed via a scheduled task. This may eliminate access denied errors related to double hop authentication, interacting with Windows updates and installing some MSIs such as SQL Server and .NET runtimes. Defaults to
The password used by the identity running the scheduled task. This may be null in the case of service accounts. Defaults to
The identity that the task runs under. This may also be set to service accounts such as System. This defaults to
Port used making rdp connections for kitchen login commands. Defaults to
The transport type used by winrm as explained here. The default is
plaintext are also acceptable values.