Exchange Server 2010: Troubleshooting Management Tools startup issues

This post highlighting some of the most common errors that may be seen when attempting to open the Exchange Management tools (Exchange Management Console and Exchange Management Shell). To start off, you first need to be aware that in Exchange 2010, all management is done via Remote PowerShell, even when opening the Management Tools on […]

This post highlighting some of the most common errors that may be seen when attempting to open the Exchange Management tools (Exchange Management Console and Exchange Management Shell). To start off, you first need to be aware that in Exchange 2010, all management is done via Remote PowerShell, even when opening the Management Tools on an Exchange server. Where this differs from Exchange 2007 is that there is now a much larger dependency on IIS, as Remote PowerShell requests are sent via the HTTP protocol and use IIS as the mechanism for connections. IIS works with the WinRM (Windows Remote Management) service, and the WSMan (Web Services for Management) protocol to initiate the connection.

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