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# You cannot enable Windows PowerShell Remoting on network connections that are set to Public
# Spin through all the network locations and if they are set to Public, set them to Private
# using the INetwork interface:
# http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa370750(v=vs.85).aspx
# For more info, see:
# http://blogs.msdn.com/b/powershell/archive/2009/04/03/setting-network-location-to-private.aspx
# Network location feature was only introduced in Windows Vista - no need to bother with this
# if the operating system is older than Vista
if([environment]::OSVersion.version.Major -lt 6) { return }
# You cannot change the network location if you are joined to a domain, so abort
if(1,3,4,5 -contains (Get-WmiObject win32_computersystem).DomainRole) { return }
# Get network connections
$networkListManager = [Activator]::CreateInstance([Type]::GetTypeFromCLSID([Guid]"{DCB00C01-570F-4A9B-8D69-199FDBA5723B}"))
$connections = $networkListManager.GetNetworkConnections()
$connections |foreach {
Write-Host $_.GetNetwork().GetName()"category was previously set to"$_.GetNetwork().GetCategory()
$_.GetNetwork().SetCategory(1)
Write-Host $_.GetNetwork().GetName()"changed to category"$_.GetNetwork().GetCategory()
}