Direct Access Client Cmdlets in Windows PowerShell

Windows PowerShell® is a task-based command-line shell and scripting language designed especially for system administration. This reference topic for the information technology (IT) professional provides assistance in utilizing the Windows PowerShell cmdlets to script and automate tasks.

DirectAccess Client Components

This reference provides cmdlet descriptions and syntax for all DirectAccess Client Components-specific cmdlets. It lists the cmdlets in alphabetical order based on the verb at the beginning of the cmdlet.


Cmdlet Description


Disables a manually selected DirectAccess site, and reverts the selection to the default.


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


Returns the configuration for the DirectAccess client user experience.


Retrieves the list of entry points that have been configured for DirectAccess.


Configures a new entry point for multisite DirectAccess.


Removes a DirectAccess entry point from the specified configuration store.


Renames a DirectAccess entry point.


Restores the specified DirectAccess client configuration to the defaults.


Resets the specified DirectAccess entry point configuration to the default configuration.


Modifies the configuration of the specified DirectAccess client user experience.


Modifies the configuration of a DirectAccess entry point stored in a Group Policy object.

To list all the cmdlets that are available, use the Get-Command –Module -DAClientComponents cmdlet.

For more information about, or for the syntax of, any of the cmdlets, use the Get-Help <cmdlet name> cmdlet, where <cmdlet name> is the name of the cmdlet that you want to research. For more detailed information, you can run any of the following cmdlets:

Get-Help <cmdlet name> -Detailed
Get-Help <cmdlet name> -Examples
Get-Help <cmdlet name> -Full

See Also

Other Resources

Routing and Remote Access Service Overview

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