Chapter 4. Using PowerShell Remoting and Jobs

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Use Windows PowerShell remoting to connect to a remote system.

  • Use Windows PowerShell remoting to run commands on a remote system.

  • Use Windows PowerShell jobs to run commands in the background.

  • Receive the results of background jobs.

  • Keep the results from background jobs.

Understanding Windows PowerShell remoting

One of the great improvements in Microsoft Windows PowerShell 3.0 is the change surrounding remoting. The configuration is easier than it was in Windows PowerShell 2.0, and in most cases, Windows PowerShell remoting just works. When talking about Windows PowerShell remoting, a bit of confusion can arise because there are several different ways of ...

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