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Windows PowerShell™ 3.0 Step by Step by Ed Wilson

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Working with remote Exchange servers

You might expect that when using Windows PowerShell 3.0, all you need to do is use Enter-PSSession to connect to the remote Exchange 2010 server, import the Exchange module, and be able to work—after all, this is pretty much the way things work with the Active Directory cmdlets. However, that is not the way the Exchange commands work.

The first thing to know is that there is a difference between implicit remoting and explicit remoting. In explicit remoting, you create a remote session and enter a remote session, and you are then presented with a Windows PowerShell console prompt. The Windows PowerShell prompt you see is remote—that is, it resides on the remote computer. Typing dir at the prompt displays the ...

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