How to configure and connect to BE 3600 Appliance remote Powershell.


How to configure and connect to BE 3600 Appliance remote Powershell.


For configuring Powershell Remoting on admin PC:

Software requirements :

  • Powershell 2.0
  • Included in XP sp3 or higher
  • Needs to be installed on plain XP and Server 2003

(A free download from Microsoft site is available.)

Enable Powershell remoting:

  • Open Powershell
  • Type: enable-psremoting and press enter.
  • Select yes at all prompts


Configure trusted host:

  • From Powershell prompt enter: set-item wsman:\\localhost\Client\TrustedHosts -value "*" –force


Connecting to BE 3600 remote Powershell:

  • Open Powershell
  • Type enter-pssession -computername <appliance IP> -credential administrator -configurationname appliance
  • When prompted for password enter the appliance administrator password
  • Type enable-remotedesktop 


Once the powershell has connected to the appliance from these commands above, the MSTSC can be run from the machine to the name or IP address.

  • Creating a desktop shortcut to the BE 3600 Powershell:
  • Right click on the desktop | new | shortcut
  • Enter powershell.exe -noexit enter-pssession -computername <appliance IP> -credential administrator -configurationname appliance


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