USING POWERSHELL DIRECT TO IMPROVE VIRTUAL MACHINE SECURITY

Ever since the days of Windows Server 2012, Microsoft has enabled PowerShell remoting by default within its operating systems. This means that an authorized administrator is able to establish a PowerShell session with the machine and manage it from elsewhere. While having the ability to use PowerShell to remotely manage a VM is certainly convenient, you might be able to make your network just a little bit more secure by turning off PowerShell remoting for your Hyper-V virtual machines. You will still be able to use PowerShell remoting to manage your VMs, you will just force the bad guys to jump through a few extra hoops.

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