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Windows PowerShell in Action, Second Edition by Bruce Payette

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Chapter 12. Remoting and background jobs

12.1 Getting started with remoting
12.2 Applying PowerShell remoting
12.3 Sessions and persistent connections
12.4 Implicit remoting
12.5 Background jobs in PowerShell
12.6 Considerations when running commands remotely
12.7 Summary

In a day when you don’t come across any problems, you can be sure that you are traveling in the wrong path.

Swami Vivekananda

A tool intended for enterprise management that can’t actually manage distributed systems isn’t useful. Unfortunately, in PowerShell v1 very little support for remote management was built into PowerShell. This issue was fixed in PowerShell v2 by adding a comprehensive built-in remoting subsystem. This facility allows you to handle most remoting ...

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