The Start-MDMVPNServicecmdlet starts the virtual private network (VPN) service on the specified Mobile Device Manager (MDM) Gateway Server.


Start-MDMVPNService [-Name] <String> [-WhatIf] [-Confirm]


The following describes the Start-MDMVPNServicecmdlet parameters.

Name <String>

Specifies the name of the computer that is running MDM Gateway Server for which to start the VPN service. The nameparameter can be the logical name or the fully qualified domain name (FQDN).


Informs you of what changes would be made if the action were to be performed (the cmdlet is not executed).


Prompts you for confirmation before the cmdlet executes.


This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, and -OutVariable. For more information, at the Mobile Device Manager (MDM) Shell prompt, type get-help about_commonparameters.

Input Type

The Start-MDMVPNServicecmdlet accepts a string through the pipeline, or an object that has the property, name, that specifies the name of the computer that is running MDM Gateway Server.

Output Type



This Start-MDMVPNServicecommand example starts the VPN service for MDM Gateway Server, Gateway1.

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C:\PS>Start-MDMVPNService -Server Gateway1

Cmdlet Help

To view this information online, at the MDM Shell prompt, type:

get-help Start-MDMVPNService -detailed, or get-help Start-MDMVPNService -full

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