SCOM 2012, WSMan, and Unix/Linux Computer Discovery

Summary System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) Linux/UNIX monitoring uses WS-Management/WSMan “basic authentication” on an ongoing basis – i.e., it passes a username/password pair to the Linux computer, and the Linux computer authenticates that username/password using the PAM.  If you disable “basic authentication” on the SCOM management server, it’s not going to work.  Other potential WinRM authentication…

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