Set-WSManQuickConfig

Configure the local computer for remote management.

Syntax
      Set-WSManQuickConfig [-UseSSL] [CommonParameters]

Key
   -UseSSL 
      Use the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol to establish a
      connnection to the remote computer. By default, SSL is not used. 
        
      WS-Management encrypts all Windows PowerShell content transmitted
      over the network. Adding the protection of HTTPS requires that
      SSL is available on the port used for the connection.

   CommonParameters:
       -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -WarningAction, -WarningVariable,
       -OutBuffer -OutVariable.

Set-WSManQuickConfig will perform the following:
1. Start the WinRM service if it is not already running.
2. Set the WinRM service startup type to automatic.
3. Create a listener to accept requests on any IP address. By default, the transport is HTTP.
4. Enable a firewall exception for WinRM traffic .

To run Set-WSManQuickConfig in Vista/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008, and later versions of Windows, you must start PowerShell with the "Run as administrator" option.

Examples

Set the required configuration to enable remote management of the local computer.:

PS C:\> Set-WSManQuickConfig

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Related:

Get-WSManInstance - Display management information (XML or value)
Set-WSManInstance - Modify the management information related to a resource


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