.unable to open exchange management console: exchange 2013

ok, this has been kicking my butt. for a month now I have not been able to find a solution for this. I get this error immediatly when I try to open power shell or exchange management console.


Any help would be great!

Thanks, guys


Problem signature:
  Problem Event Name:      PowerShell
  NameOfExe:      powershell.exe
  FileVersionOfSystemManagementAutomation:      6.3.9600.18773
  InnermostExceptionType:      System.ArgumentException
  OutermostExceptionType:      System.ArgumentException
  DeepestPowerShellFrame:      SHostUserInterface.GetTranscriptOptionFromSettings
  DeepestFrame:      System.IO.Directory.CreateDirectory
  ThreadName:      Consol.. main thread
  OS Version:      6.3.9600.2.0.0.272.7
  Locale ID:      1033
Michael CardenzanaSystems AdministratorAsked:
Who is Participating?
 
Michael CardenzanaSystems AdministratorAuthor Commented:
I actually figured this out.

turns out that I had enabled in the gpedit of the exchange server, specificly <computer configuration/administrative templates/windows components/windows powershell.

I had enabled:
"turn on script exection"
"Turn on powershell transcription"

I set these back to not defined and all is working in powershell. I have also circled them in the image attached.powershell-image.png
0
 
Michael CardenzanaSystems AdministratorAuthor Commented:
Error
0
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

All Courses

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.