Configuring Windows Server for OS device-driver updates

Lenovo XClarity Administrator uses the Windows Remote Management service (WinRM) listening over HTTPS or HTTP to run device-driver update commands on target Windows systems. The WinRM service must be correctly configured on the target servers before attempting to update OS device drivers.

Before you begin

Required ports must be available. For more information, see Port availability.

For more information about configuring Windows Server before updating OS device driver, see the XClarity Administrator: Preparing for OS Device Driver Updates (white paper).


To configure Windows Server to support updating OS device drivers, complete the following steps.