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WSManConnectionInfo Class

Provides the connection information that is needed to connect to a remote runspace. Windows PowerShell uses a Windows Remote Management (WinRM) connection to connect to the computer where the remote runspace is opened. This class is introduced in Windows PowerShell 2.0.

Namespace: System.Management.Automation.Runspaces
Assembly: System.Management.Automation (in System.Management.Automation.dll)

Dim instance As WSManConnectionInfo

public sealed class WSManConnectionInfo : RunspaceConnectionInfo
public final class WSManConnectionInfo extends RunspaceConnectionInfo
public final class WSManConnectionInfo extends RunspaceConnectionInfo

The following code example describes how to connect to a remote runspace using WSManConnectionInfo.

public void openRunspace(string uri, string schema, string username, string livePass)
            System.Security.SecureString password = new System.Security.SecureString();
            foreach (char c in livePass.ToCharArray())
            PSCredential psc = new PSCredential(username, password);
            WSManConnectionInfo rri = new WSManConnectionInfo(new Uri(uri), schema, psc);
            rri.AuthenticationMechanism = AuthenticationMechanism.Basic;
            Runspace runspace = RunspaceFactory.CreateRunspace(rri);
            Application["runspace"] = runspace;

This class cannot be inherited.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.


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