Detect if PowerShell remoting is enabled

Detect if PowerShell remoting is enabled

In some scenarios I need to now if PowerShell remoting is enabled on the local host, this can be done in many different ways, but this is an easy way to do it:

Start PowerShell on the local machine and enter the command Enter-PSSession -ComputerName localhost

If PowerShell remoting is enabled you should see no errors:

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If PowerShell remoting is not enabled you will se this:

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Very easy way to determine and identify if remoting is enabled.

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