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Configure PowerShell Remoting and Use Remote Commands

Summary: Learn how to configure Windows PowerShell remoting, store credentials, and use remote commands.   (image) Hey, Scripting Guy! I keep hearing about Windows PowerShell remoting. But I do not really know what Windows PowerShell remoting is. For example, I can use the Get-WMIObject to work with remote computers. Is that remoting? If ...

Updating Group Policy on a Dark and Stormy Night

Summary: Guest Blogger Jason Helmick talks about updating an Enterprise GPO on a dark and stormy night using Windows PowerShell.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson is here. Guest Blogger Week continues today with Jason Helmick as our guest. About the author Jason Helmick is an Instructor at Interface Technical Training and specializes in...

Use PowerShell Invoke-Command for Remoting

Summary: Microsoft Windows PowerShell MVP, Don Jones, talks about using the Invoke-Command cmdlet for remoting. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. I am really excited about the idea I had for this week, and I hope you will be too. I asked Candace Gillhoolley at Manning Press about posting some sample works from some of the Manning ...

Use PowerShell to Set Security Permissions for Remoting

  Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to set security permissions for remoting.   (image) Hey, Scripting Guy! I want to use a Windows PowerShell script to set security permissions for Windows PowerShell remoting. Can this be done? -- LM   (image) Hello LM, Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. It rained during the ...

Configure Remote Security Settings for Windows PowerShell

   Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, teaches how to configure remote security settings for Windows PowerShell.   (image) Hey, Scripting Guy! I am a Help Desk Support Manager, and I have written a series of scripts that I want to allow the help desk support people to use. These scripts collect basic information, and ...