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

Article:TECH169781  |  Created: 2011-09-16  |  Updated: 2013-08-25  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH169781
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Technical Solution


Subject

Issue



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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