The last couple of weeks I delivered several custom PowerShell trainings and playing with PowerShell gave me the idea to write something about one om my favorite new features of Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10….. namely PowerShell direct. Actually you can also say that it is a new Hyper-V option… First of all PowerShell is getting more and more important and I experienced that my students got more and more enthusiastic once they saw the possibilities PowerShell offers. Ok, PowerShell direct offers you the option to connect from a Hyper-V host to a VM on that host using for instance PowerShell remoting. There are also other commands you can use that are using PowerShell direct and that are not PSRemoting cmdlets. When you use PSRemoting cmdlets, the WinRM service does not have to run. PowerShell remoting and the possibilities it offers is probably the most powerful feature of PowerShell there is in my opinion. With PowerShell direct…

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