So I realise that this is not the purpose of PowerCLI, but I'm trying to create my own 'DailyChecks' script to move my team into a more automated way of working rather than checking everything manually.
So in effect, I'd like to do something like an Invoke-WebRequest, but in PowerCLI - This would allow me to have one script to do everything.
you can use something like this:
Another more detailed example:
Many Thanks to both of you.
As it turn out, my connection code was working, but the firewall had been blocking the traffic on port 80 to my other network.
Another question coming soon about Zombies...