Designating a host that is in workgroup fails with error 2912 in System Center Essentials

Symptoms You are using System Center Essentials (SCE) 2010 and you try to designate a host that is in a workgroup and not in a domain.  The result is that it fails with the following error: Error (2912) An internal error has occurred trying to contact an agent on the <server-name> server. Recommended Action Ensure… Read more