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Enter-PSSession - Powershell 3.0 CmdLet

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Short description
Starts an interactive session with a remote computer.

Enter-PSSession [-ComputerName] <String> [-ApplicationName <String>] [-Authentication <AuthenticationMechanism>] [-Cert
ificateThumbprint <String>] [-ConfigurationName <String>] [-Credential <PSCredential>] [-EnableNetworkAccess] [-Port <I
nt32>] [-SessionOption <PSSessionOption>] [-UseSSL] [<CommonParameters>]
Enter-PSSession [[-ConnectionUri] <Uri>] [-AllowRedirection] [-Authentication <AuthenticationMechanism>] [-CertificateT
humbprint <String>] [-ConfigurationName <String>] [-Credential <PSCredential>] [-EnableNetworkAccess] [-SessionOption <
PSSessionOption>] [<CommonParameters>]
Enter-PSSession [[-Id] <Int32>] [<CommonParameters>]
Enter-PSSession [-InstanceId <Guid>] [<CommonParameters>]
Enter-PSSession [-Name <String>] [<CommonParameters>]
Enter-PSSession [[-Session] <PSSession>] [<CommonParameters>]

The Enter-PSSession cmdlet starts an interactive session with a single remote computer. During the session, the command
s that you type run on the remote computer, just as though you were typing directly on the remote computer. You can hav
e only one interactive session at a time.

Typically, you use the ComputerName parameter to specify the name of the remote computer. However, you can also use a s
ession that you create by using the New-PSSession cmdlet for the interactive session. However, you cannot use the Disco
nnect-PSSession, Connect-PSSession, or Receive-PSSession cmdlets to disconnect from or re-connect to an interactive ses

To end the interactive session and disconnect from the remote computer, use the Exit-PSSession cmdlet, or type "exit".