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

Problem

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

Solution

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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