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Recycle remote IIS app pool from the command line?

Is it possible to recycle an IIS7 app pool from the command line, on a different machine? I've found APPCMD (appcmd recycle apppool my-app-pool), but it only operates on the host it's run on, AFAICT. ...
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Configure WinRM using a .bat file without yes/no prompt

I want to configure winrm in all my clients using a bat file. after running bat file winrm quickconfig command there's a prompt for a yes/no answer. I don't know how to answer "yes" in the batch file. ...
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powershell: How to check if S.M.A.R.T is enabled on remote machines

I was attempting to get disk info of remote machines, including whether or not SMART is enabled on the drive by using the win32_diskdrive class. This is trickier than I thought. While it's easy ...
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Cannot get CredSSP authentication to work in PowerShell

In attempting to create a PowerShell script using remoting I ran into what I believe is the double-hop problem. In that article, Perriman gives a succinct description of the problem as well as the ...
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Issues with patching servers remotely using winrm and Microsoft.Update.Session

I have a network with windows 2003, 2008 and 2008r2 servers. I have a powershell script that I wrote to patch a local machine using the "Microsoft.Update" com objects. (Similar to Windows Update ...
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Why can a Domain Admin run a powershell cmd locally, but connecting over WinRM with the same account, command returns an UnauthorizedAccessException?

I'm trying to administer a Windows 7 machine remotely. I've enabled WinRM and can use Enter-PsSession to connect to the remote machine. However, I'm noticing a difference between running a particular ...
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WinRM listener is not all ears

This is what happens when I try and connect to Powershell on my remote machine: PS C:\Users\Jonathan> Test-WSMan -ComputerName 54.228.XX.XX Test-WSMan : The WinRM client cannot complete the ...
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One-To-Many Powershell Scripts

I'm trying to create a script to run as a scheduled task, which will run against multiple servers and retrieve some information. To start with, I populate the list of servers by querying AD for all ...
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How do I change Listener port in Powershell/winrm 2.0?

In quite a few places the command for changing the port winrm listens on look like this: winrm set winrm/config/Listener?Address=*+Transport=HTTP @{Port="8888"} However this does not work for me. ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Source-Initiated Event Log Forwarding: No Source Servers Reporting

I have a Server 2008 R2 server acting as a collector for two other servers. One is 2008 R2 as well, the other is 2012 R2. Collector Initiated forwarding works just fine, and that's really the only ...
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Launching Installer Via Powershell and WinRM and Nothing Happens

I'm currently working on a Powershell script to run some Microsoft Hotfix installers remotely on several Windows Server 2008 R2 servers that I manage. Basically, the script copies all the appropriate ...
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Automatically reconfigure WinRM HTTPS listener with new certificate?

I am looking to enable WinRM HTTPS listeners on all of our servers for secure communication when using CredSSP between servers to get around the double-hop issue. Setting this up is fine, we have ...
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PowerShell remoting doesn't work if computer name contains dot

I have one system where I cannot connect to remote computer (or to itself remotely) using PowerShell when computer name contains dot. For example, this works: Enter-PSSession HostA -Credential ...
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What restrictions does WinRM/WinRS place on the processes that it runs?

I'm using winrs to run a test client against some server software that I'm developing. I'm using the client to generate load on the server under test for profiling. Both the machine that I'm running ...
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How to enable negotiate authentication for winrm

I have disabled negotiate authentication for the winrm service on my server by executing: winrm put winrm/config/service/Auth @{Negotiate="false"} And now I can perform any operation with winrm. I ...
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How does Windows Event forwarding work with non domain computers? (certificates)

In reasearching this question I've looked at the following documents and none of them describe the options or flexibility of the event collector service. Microsoft's Event Collector Service on ...
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PowerShell remoting with a one-way trust

My question is similar to Powershell Remoting: One way trust, however there are differences and the resolution (adding the server to the trusted list) does not work for me. Scenario: I have two ...
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What effect will disabling WinRM authentication methods have?

In WinRM Service section of Group Policy, I have the option of disabling the following authentication mechanisms: Basic CredSSP Kerberos Negotiate With concerns of security in mind, I would like ...
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How do I browse and edit WinRM configuration settings?

I'd like to browse and edit WinRM configuration settings but struggle with winrm.exe. Is there an alternative app, a command line switch, XML file, registry setting (etc) that I should investigate?
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SSH Key style authentication with WinRM

Would it be possible to setup any type of authentication key with WinRM that would be similar to the way SSH Keys work? I don't mean just the encrypted transmission but more to be able to ...
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Executing Oracle SQLPlus in a Powershell Invoke-Command statement against a remote machine

We have a basic powershell script that attempts to execute SQLPlus.exe on a remote machine. The remote does not have Oracle Instant client installed, but we have bundled all the necesary dlls in a ...
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It cannot determine the content type of the HTTP response from the destination computer wsman

I am trying to connect to an Exchange server via a wsman connection using PowerShell. The client server in question is in a Workgroup, while the Exchange server is in its own domain. I use the ...
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Post Azure VM creation bootstrap process - Azure user-data mechanism during VM creation?

After creating an Azure Windows VM, how does bootstrapping (winrm or ssh) completed? I'm using knife azure and using either winrm or ssh, the VM is created but fails to bootstrap. Do I have to ...
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Manage client workstations with Remote Powershell via SSL

I am looking for a solution to remotely manage around 100 workstations. I will be connecting to these systems to complete several local system tasks. (3rd party updates, security auditing, incident ...
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Setting up a very mixed Active Directory network to work with PowerShell Remote Administration

Summary: I want to be able to monitor the computers on my network, but don't need it to be automated. We're too small to purchase anything like MOM, but too big to do anything manually (~100 machines ...
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Enabling WinRM by Group Policy

I'm having partial success enabling WinRM through Active Directory GPO's on our Server 2008 R2 environment. I've created a GPO that enables "Allow automatic configuration of listeners" and also ...
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Listing all WMI classes with winrm/wsman

Is there a way to pull all WMI information from a system with a single winrm command? I can run commands such as winrm enum wmicimv2/win32_computersystem, which will give me information like: ...
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Microsoft Exchange Management console, Initilization Failed

Upon starting Exchange Management Console I am presented with the error [###################] Connecting to remote server failed with the following error message : The WinRM client sent a request to ...
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Windows WMI get a snapshot EnabledState

I am trying to get the EnabledState of a virtual machine snapshot using WMI. That is I try to get the EnabledState that was current for the virtual machine when the snapshot was taken. So far I know ...
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How can I reinstall the WinRM service on WS2012?

Whatever winrm command I issue I get, The client cannot connect to the destination specified in the request ... Error number: -2144108526 0x80338012 I checked all the usual suspects. The ...
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Why am I getting an Access Denied on importing a PST file in Exchange 2010 SP1?

I am trying to test importing a .PST file directly from its original location on a remote machine with the New-MailboxImportRequest cmdlet in Exchange 2010 SP1. I have no trouble importing the file if ...
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Unable to configure WinRm https listener

I am trying to configure winrm https listener on a windows machine. Earlier i had followed WinRm https listener configuration The above solution worked for me. But now i have deleted the listener ...
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How to ensure winrm service is started at boot?

Reading the documentation for winrm, I thought that doing winrm quickconfig as admin (windows 7) was needed only once, and that winrm would then starts automatically at boot. But that does not seem ...
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WINRM Enter-Pssession not working on new machine

I am trying to enable win rm in mixed domain mode on a new machine. From another work station, I can connect with the following command: Enter-PSSession -ComputerName 89.251.114.100 -Credential ...
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Can not install Office 2010 via winrm

I am trying to install Microsoft Office 2010, I have created a MSP and config.xml file so I can do this from Powershell, using the following command: Start-Process "C:\temp\Office2010\x86\setup.exe" ...
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Manage UAG Server via WinRM

Does anyone know of there is a way to configure a UAG server to work with WinRM? We have a small number of servers and the "Server Manager" application as well as PowerShell are the way we generally ...
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Remotely edit winrm conf file

Im trying to edit the winrm conf file on remote computer. I dont have the possibility to use GPO edit so i must find another way. I've tried to set the configurations that i need by using the "winrm ...
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How can I retrieve the data types of properties when querying WMI via Winrm

Winrm allows me to query WMI via the WS-MAN protocol as opposed to DCOM. However, in the DCOM implementation I can retrieve the data types of the various properties of the various classes I query. ...
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Update WinRM on Win2008R2 to manage it with Windows Server 2012

I want to manage Win2008R2 with Windows Server 2012. What i've done: install .Net Framwork 4.0 on Win2008R2 server install WMF 3.0 install hotfix KB2682011 powershell> winrm quickconfig and got: ...
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Problems configuring winrm without windows firewall

I'm trying to follow this guide to prepare my server to become a chef-client: http://wiki.opscode.com/display/chef/Knife+Windows+Bootstrap When I run commands like: C:\> winrm set winrm/config ...
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“Get-OwaVirtualDirectory” very very slow when accessing CAS in different site

I have a CAS server in a different AD site, and every Exchange 2010 command runs quickly... except for the one that use IIS and Get-XXXVirtualDirectory. In these cases it takes several minutes for ...
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Powershell - winrrm using ip address instead of computer name

Is it possible to set up winrm using IP and address instead of the computer name. The computer in question is only I have only been able to set winrm up for a computer in the same domain like this: ...
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Allowing Domain Users to run winrm commands

Currently i have a AD/Kerberos Configured on one EC2 instance(Windows 2008 R2) and created couple of users. Each of the users has administrator privileges. When We login as a non-domain Administrator, ...
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Powershell remote sessions and access to network resources

It seems I cannot access network resources in a remote Powershell session. This is using Powershell v2. Both the local and remote computers are on the same domain. As an example, if I am on MachineA ...
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Why do I get Access Denied when using WinRM?

Following on from this question: Why does my PowerShell script hang when called in PSEXEC via a batch (.cmd) file? I took the advice from Jim B and installed WinRM. To recap I have two servers: ...
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Remotely execute application on another PC connected via a crossover cable

I have two PCs that are both running Windows XP SP3, referred to as PC1 and PC2. They are connected to each other through cross-over ethernet cable. PC1 has the static IP address 10.0.0.1 and PC2 has ...
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Enable RDP using WinRM or other alternatives to psexec

I am writing a program that takes a list of servers and enables/disables RDP. Currently I am utilizing psexec and up in till this morning, everything worked. I made no change in ...
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The WinRM service is not listening for WS-Management requests

Help! I just started having problems running remote power shell and using mapped drives as a remote administrator. I have two computers on the same local network, one a PC developer machine (GIGAPC), ...
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How do I make robocopy over WinRM behave like over RDP?

I'm trying to use robocopy to sync two file shares on computers NAS001 and NAS002. To check what files should be synced, I use this command while connected to NAS001. robocopy G:\Software\SQLServer ...
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Accessing Exchange server 2013 from window 7 using Remote PowerShell?

I am trying Remote PowerShell from Windows 7 to Exchange Server 2013. Following is the code snippet. public static void ConnectToPowerShell() { string password = "password"; ...