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.
Set the required configuration to enable remote management of the local computer.:
PS C:\> Set-WSManQuickConfig
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Related PowerShell Commands:
Get-WSManInstance - Display management information (XML or value)
Set-WSManInstance - Modify the management information related to a resource