Manage single and multiple computers by using Windows PowerShell remoting

Microsoft Entra ID
Azure Cloud Shell
Azure Virtual Machines
Microsoft 365

This module explains how to use remoting to perform administration on remote computers.

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this module, the learner will be able to:

  • Describe the Windows PowerShell remoting architecture.
  • Explain the difference between Windows PowerShell remoting and other forms of remote administration.
  • Describe Windows PowerShell remoting security and privacy features.
  • Enable remoting on a computer.
  • Use Windows PowerShell remoting for single-computer management.
  • Use Windows PowerShell remoting for multiple-computer management.
  • Use Windows PowerShell remoting.
  • Explain the difference between local output and remoting output.


  • Familiarity with Windows networking technologies and implementation
  • Familiarity with Windows Server administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting
  • Familiarity with Windows PowerShell and its commands to perform specific tasks
  • Familiarity with PowerShell cmdlets used for system administration tasks related to Active Directory, network configuration, server administration, and Windows 10 device administration
  • Familiarity with Windows PowerShell pipeline, PowerShell providers, and PowerShell drives
  • Familiarity with CIM and WMI technologies
  • Familiarity to use variables, arrays, hash tables, and scripting constructs in Windows PowerShell