Day 14 is upon us! In today’s post, we are going to take a look at the new feature in Windows Server 2012 called PowerShell Web Access.
What is PowerShell Web Access? Glad you asked!
Examples of client devices include laptops, non-work personal computers, borrowed computers, tablet computers, web kiosks, computers that are not running a Windows-based operating system, and cell phone browsers. IT Pros can perform critical management tasks on remote Windows-based servers from devices that have access to an Internet connection and a web browser.
Here is diagram with a high overview of how PowerShell Web Access works:
Supported desktop computer browsers
Windows Internet Explorer for Microsoft Windows 8.0, 9.0, and 10.0
Mozilla Firefox 10.0.2
Google Chrome 17.0.963.56m for Windows
Apple Safari 5.1.2 for Windows
Apple Safari 5.1.2 for Mac OS
Minimally-tested mobile devices or browsers
Windows Phone 7 and 7.5
Google Android WebKit 3.1 Browser Android 2.2.1 (Kernel 2.6)
Apple Safari for iPhone operating system 5.0.1
Apple Safari for iPad 2 operating system 5.0.1
We could go on and on about the new PSWA, but this blog is just to wet your appetite. To give you a little jump start with PSWA, here is the three-step process for setup and configuration.