Specify path on remote session

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  • #64798

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    How can I remotely connect to a specific path on a server using Enter-PSSession?
    I'm trying to change the path where it connects:

    [SERVER]: PS C:\Users\Administrator\Documents>
  • #64801

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    You don't; you'd run a CD command after connecting. That path is essentially hardcoded into the endpoint behavior.

    • #64806

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      I tried to add a "Set-Location" on the next line of the function but it takes more time to validate the credentials, so it just returns an error saying that that path doesn't exists.
      Anyways, thanks a lot!

  • #64837

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    It should work if you initiate a session first, use Invoke-Command to change the path and enter the session afterwards.

    $session = New-PSSession -ComputerName Machine01
    Invoke-Command -Session $session -ScriptBlock { Set-Location D:\ }
    Enter-PSSession -Session $session
    • #64885

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      Daniel Krebs,

      Worked like a charm! Thanks a lot!
      This forum is the best!

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