Ran into the following error when running the Hybrid Configuration Wizard. The error occurred during the gathering configuration information screen, immediately after authenticating to Office 365.
Connecting to remote server failed with the following error message: Connecting to remote server outlook.office365.com failed with the following error message: The WinRM client cannot process the request. Basic authentication is currently disabled in the client configuration . Change the client configuration and try the request again.
From the error message we can see the issue lies with basic authentication being disabled in the WinRM client. Basic authentication is enabled by default, so the fact it is disabled is likely due to security being hardened in the operating system.[Read more…] about Hybrid Configuration Wizard fails: WinRM client cannot process the request