[MSH] Local and remote cmdlet access in PowerShell v1?

Discussion in 'Scripting' started by Andrew Watt [MVP], Apr 25, 2006.

  1. I have been listening to an Exchange 12 webcast this evening. One of
    the interesting snippets of information is that 90% of "Exchange
    cmdlets" (my term) can access a remote machine.

    My understanding is that "ordinary" PowerShell v1 wasn't to have
    remote access functionality.

    Can someone from the team explain the situation please? Have I
    misunderstood something? Or, if I understood correctly, why do
    Exchange cmdlets get remote access capabilities and ordinary cmdlets


    Andrew Watt [MVP]
    Andrew Watt [MVP], Apr 25, 2006
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  2. I'm not from "the team", but just a wild guess: Exchange implemented remote
    access by having their cmdlets talk directly to remote Exchange servers via
    some network protocol like DCOM/HTTP etc.

    In a same way one could write cmdlets for SQL Server and the remoting would
    be done with ADO.NET/SMO using TDS behind the covers.
    Jouko Kynsijärvi, Apr 25, 2006
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  3. This is correct. Exchange's cmdlets include their own custom communication
    Lee Holmes [MSFT], Apr 25, 2006
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