Chapter 11. PowerShell remoting

This chapter covers

  • Commands with built-in remoting
  • PowerShell remoting subsystem
  • Using PowerShell remoting
  • Remoting sessions, persistent connections, and implicit remoting
  • Remoting considerations and custom remoting sessions

In a day when you don’t come across any problems, you can be sure that you are traveling in the wrong path.

Swami Vivekananda

PowerShell is a tool intended for enterprise and cloud management but if it can’t manage distributed systems it isn’t useful. Fortunately, PowerShell has a comprehensive built-in remoting subsystem. This facility allows you to handle most remoting tasks in any kind of configuration you might encounter.

In this chapter, we’re going to cover the features of ...

Get Windows PowerShell in Action, Third Edition now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from nearly 200 publishers.