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The Management Shell is installed by default when you install Recovery Manager for Exchange using the Setup program. You can uninstall the Management Shell by using the Custom option in the Setup Wizard.
To uninstall the Management Shell
You can open the Management Shell by using either of the following procedures. Each procedure loads the Management Shell snap-in into Windows PowerShell. If you do not load the Management Shell snap-in before you run a command (cmdlet) provided by that snap-in, you will receive an error.
To open the Management Shell
Alternatively, you can complete the following steps related to your version of Windows:
Table 26: Alternative steps to open the Management Shell
Windows Server 2008
A later version of Windows
On the Apps screen (Windows logo key + Q), click the Management Shell tile.
Upon the shell start, the console may display a message stating that a certain file published by Quest is not trusted on your system. This security message indicates that the certificate the file is digitally signed with is not trusted on your computer, so the console requires you to enable trust for the certificate issuer before the file can be run. Either press R (Run once) or A (Always run). To prevent this message from appearing in the future, it is advisable to choose the second option (A).
This section provides instructions on how to get help information for the cmdlets added by the Management Shell to the Windows PowerShell environment.
For detailed information about the Management Shell cmdlets, you can also view the RMEManagementShell.chm file located in the Recovery Manager for Exchange installation folder (by default, this is %ProgramFiles%\Quest\Recovery Manager for Exchange).
Table 27: Common help commands
|To view this||Run this command|
|A list of all the Recovery Manager for Exchange cmdlets available to the shell.||Get-RMECommand|
|Information about the parameters and other components of a Recovery Manager for Exchange cmdlet.||
Run one of the following:
NOTE: You can use wildcard character expansion. For example, to view information about the cmdlets with the names ending in Mailbox, you can run this command:
|Basic help information for a Recovery Manager for Exchange cmdlet.||Get-Help <CmdletName>|
|Detailed help information for a Recovery Manager for Exchange cmdlet, including descriptions of available parameters and usage examples.||Get-Help <CmdletName> -full|
|Basic information about how to use the help system in Windows PowerShell, including Help for the Management Shell.||Get-Help|
This section provides an overview of all cmdlets provided by the Management Shell. To view detailed information about a particular cmdlet, see the Management Shell Help (for more information, refer to Getting help).
The Management Shell cmdlets fall into the following categories: