Manually configuring remote PowerShell connections

One of the major changes in Exchange 2010 is the toolset and its reliance on PowerShell remoting. When you double-click the Exchange Management Shell shortcut on a server or workstation with the Exchange Management Tools installed, you are connected to an Exchange server using a remote PowerShell session.

PowerShell remoting also allows you to remotely manage your Exchange servers from a workstation or a server even when the Exchange Management Tools are not installed. In this recipe, we'll create a manual remote shell connection to an Exchange server using a standard PowerShell console.

Getting ready

To complete the steps in this recipe, you'll need to log on to a workstation or a server and launch ...

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