Configures the local computer for remote management.
Set-WSManQuickConfig [-Force] [-SkipNetworkProfileCheck] [-UseSSL] [<CommonParameters>]

The Set-WSManQuickConfig cmdlet configures the computer to receive Windows PowerShell remote commands that are sent by using the Web Services for Management (WS-Management) technology.

This cmdlet performs the following actions:

— Checks whether the WinRM service is running. If the WinRM service is not running, the service is started. — Sets the WinRM service startup type to automatic. — Creates a listener to accept requests on any IP address. By default, the transport is HTTP. — Enables a firewall exception for WinRM traffic .

To run this cmdlet, start Windows PowerShell by using the Run as administrator option.

-Force [<SwitchParameter>]

Forces the command to run without asking for user confirmation.

-SkipNetworkProfileCheck [<SwitchParameter>]

Configures client versions of Windows for remoting when the computer is on a public network. This parameter enables a firewall rule for public networks that allows remote access only from computers in the same local subnet.

This parameter has no effect on server versions of Windows, which, by default, have a local subnet firewall rule for public networks. If the local subnet firewall rule is disabled on a server version of Windows, Enable-PSRemoting re-enables it, regardless of the value of this parameter.

To remove the local subnet restriction and enable remote access from all locations on public networks, use the Set-NetFirewallRule cmdlet in the NetSecurity module.

This parameter was introduced in Windows PowerShell 3.0.

-UseSSL [<SwitchParameter>]

Specifies that the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol is used to establish a connection to the remote computer. By default, SSL is not used.

WS-Management encrypts all the Windows PowerShell content that is transmitted over the network. The UseSSL parameter lets you specify the additional protection of HTTPS instead of HTTP. If SSL is not available on the port that is used for the connection, and you specify this parameter, the command fails.


This cmdlet supports the common parameters: Verbose, Debug,ErrorAction, ErrorVariable, WarningAction, WarningVariable,OutBuffer, PipelineVariable, and OutVariable.



This cmdlet does not accept any input.



This cmdlet does not generate any output.

  1. Enable remote management of the local computer over HTTP:
    PS C:> Set-WSManQuickConfig

    This command sets the required configuration to enable remote management of the local computer. By default, this command creates a WS-Management listener on HTTP.

  2. Enable remote management of the local computer over HTTPS:
    PS C:> Set-WSManQuickConfig -UseSSL

    The command sets the required configuration to enable remote management of the local computer. The UseSSL parameter makes the command create a WS-Management listener on HTTPS.

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