Exchange 2013 upgrade for exchange 2007

dances1960 used Ask the Experts™
I am upgrading our servers and I'm in the process of installing Exchange 2013, I have got to the stage of creating name spaces and virtual directories.
My problem is when I Input the commands with the exchange management shell I get the error message: Starting a command on a remote server failed  ....... Access denied?
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FOXActive Directory/Exchange Engineer
Top Expert 2015

Follow this guide - your syntax may be off.

remember to start powershell with "run as administrator"
agreed with Foxluv, make sure that any executable or powershell instance is "run as administrator".
User another admin account to see whether this issue persists.

Refer to the below given links that might helps you to troubleshoot this issue:

Exchange 2013: Installation and Upgrade:

Using PowerShell with Exchange 2013 (Exchange Management Shell):

Connect Remote Exchange Management Shell to an Exchange Server:

Step-by-Step Exchange 2007 to 2013 Migration:


Thank you all,  it now works, going through testing now.

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