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Remote Powershell Connection to Exchange 2010

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A user must be enabled for a Remote Shell before they can use it.
Set-User David -RemotePowerShellEnabled $True
Open Remote Exchange Management Shell
To connect as currently logged on user
Set-ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted
$EMS = New-PSSession -ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionUri -Authentication Kerberos
Import-PSSession $EMS
To connect as different User Account
Set-ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted
$UserCredential = Get-Credential
$EMS = New-PSSession -ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionUri -Authentication Kerberos -Credential $UserCredential
Import-PSSession $EMS
To Disconnect from the Remote Powershell Console correctly
Remove-PSSession $EMS
Failure to disconnect will result in the session needing to timeout before the connection is released. By default, Exchange allows 18 concurrent powershell connections
Use Get-ThrottlingPolicy or Set-ThrottlingPolicy to view or change these defaults.

Written by Zach Butler

February 23, 2010 at 9:38 pm

Posted in Exchange 2010

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