Verify remote management is enabled

by Mitch Tulloch [Published on 21 May 2013 / Last Updated on 21 May 2013]

A tip on how to verify that remote management is enabled on a server.

You are trying to configure a role on a remote server running Windows Server 2012 using PowerShell commands, but they don’t seem to be working. What command should you run on the remote server to verify that remote management is enabled on it?

Configure-SMRemoting -get

This tip is excerpted from my latest book Training Guide: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 from Microsoft Press.

Mitch Tulloch is a nine-time recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award and a widely recognized expert on Windows administration, deployment and virtualization.  For more information see

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Mitch Tulloch is a well-known expert on Windows Server administration and cloud computing technologies. He has published over a thousand articles on information technology topics and has written, contributed to or been series editor for over 50 books.

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