I am Dale Hayter, a Microsoft and VMware certified Technical Consultant.

My blog has been built up over the years from my experience of working on an IT helpdesk and also from being out on-site.

Exchange Management Console, Initialization failed

When loading the Exchange Management Console for Exchange 2010 you might get the error :-

The following error occurred while attempting to connect to the specified exchange server ‘servername.local’:

The attempt to connect to http://servername.local/Powershell using “Kerberos” authentication failed: Connecting to remote server failed with the following error message: The WSMan client cannot process the request. Proxy is not supported for HTTP Transport. Change the transport to HTTPS and specify valid proxy information and try again

In order to resolve this I opened a command prompt in admin mode and ran the following command :

netsh winhttp reset proxy