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Enable-DAManualEntryPointSelection

Published: February 29, 2012

Updated: August 15, 2012

Applies To: Windows Server 2012

Enable-DAManualEntryPointSelection

Allows a user to manually choose which DirectAccess entry point to use for connectivity.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Enable0
Enable-DAManualEntryPointSelection -EntryPointName <String> [-AsJob] [-CimSession <CimSession[]> ] [-ThrottleLimit <Int32> ] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

Enable-DAManualEntryPointSelection allows a user to manually choose which DirectAccess entry point to use for connectivity. This cmdlet succeeds only when the client computer is outside of the corporate network perimeter, and DirectAccess is deployed.

Computers configured for multisite DirectAccess automatically pick the best entry point to use for connectivity. A user might want to override the entry point that is automatically selected; for example, to help troubleshoot network connectivity. This cmdlet allows a user to manually choose a DirectAccess entry point.

You can prevent a user from overriding the automatic selection by using Group Policy. For more information about using Group Policy to restrict automatic selection changes, see Get-DAClientExperienceConfiguration.

Parameters

-AsJob

Runs the cmdlet as a background job. Use this parameter to run commands that take a long time to complete. The cmdlet immediately returns an object that represents the job and then displays the command prompt. You can continue to work in the session while the job completes. To manage the job, use the *-Job cmdlets. To get the job results, use the Receive-Job cmdlet. For more information about Windows PowerShell® background jobs, see about_Jobs.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-CimSession<CimSession[]>

Runs the cmdlet in a remote session or on a remote computer. Enter a computer name or a session object, such as the output of a New-CimSession or Get-CimSession cmdlet. The default is the current session on the local computer.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-EntryPointName<String>

Specifies the name of the DirectAccess entry point to enable. The specified entry point is used for DirectAccess connectivity until the computer joins a new network.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-ThrottleLimit<Int32>

Specifies the maximum number of concurrent operations that can be established to run the cmdlet. If this parameter is omitted or a value of 0 is entered, then Windows PowerShell® calculates an optimum throttle limit for the cmdlet based on the number of CIM cmdlets that are running on the computer. The throttle limit applies only to the current cmdlet, not to the session or to the computer.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.


Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-WhatIf

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.


Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -OutBuffer, and -OutVariable. For more information, see    about_CommonParameters.

Inputs

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.

  • This cmdlet has no input objects.


Outputs

The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.

  • This cmdlet produces no output.


Examples

Example: Enable manual DirectAccess site selection

This cmdlet enables the entry point named Redmond


PS C:\> Enable-DAManualEntryPointSelection -EntryPointName "Redmond"

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