Test Network Connection to Windows Admin Center Gateway


Windows Admin Center is your remote management tool for Windows Server running on physical, virtual, on-premises, in Azure, or in a hosted environment at no additional cost. See the following links for “How to setup Windows Admin Center and also how to troubleshoot Windows Admin Center (WAC) access from the Web. In this article, you will learn how to Test Network Connection to Windows Admin Center Gateway. Please see How to Install Windows Admin Center on Windows 10 and Windows 11, and how to view scheduled events by AWS for your instances using the CLI.

If you would like to install, uninstall and upgrade your applications using Windows Package Manager “Chocolatey”, please see the following articles “How to install Chocolatey” and “How to install, upgrade and uninstall software with Chocolatey“. You may also be interested in Winglet, which is also a Windows Package manager “Winglet”. See how to install Winglet and how to install applications with Winglet CLI.

Test Network Connection for WAC Gateway

In order to test if the Admin Center is up and running, run the PowerShell script below.

Test-NetConnection -port 443 -ComputerName <server-url> -InformationLevel Detailed 

This will output the details of the WAC server such as

- Remote Address  
- Name ResolutionResult  
- MatchingIPSecRules  
- NetworkIsolationContext  
- InterfaceAlias  
- SourceAddress  
- NetwRoute (NextHop)  
- TCPTestSucceeded 

Note: You can also use the switch “Quiet” and this will only display the TCPTestSucceeded Information Level.

Here are some more guides that may interest you. How to setup and configure Remote Desktop Services via Standard Deployment on Windows Server, How to upgrade Windows Admin Center, How to schedule and run update via Windows Admin Center, and how to install Windows Admin Center (WAC) in an unattended mode using a self-signed certificate.

I hope you found this blog post helpful on Test Network Connection to Windows Admin Center Gateway. If you have any questions, please let me know in the comment session.

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