IndyPoSh Meeting #18 – Windows PowerShell Basics

Description: Windows PowerShell is becoming one of the more in-demand skills now that it is built into everything Windows. PowerShell is going to continue growing and it is your time to start learning it! Join us for an evening of Windows PowerShell Basics, we will wrap up for many useful resources that are available to help you continue learning! Speakers: Matt Griffin (MCT, MCSA, MCITP, MCTS, MCP) is a Technical Team Lead at Apparatus in Indianapolis, IN. Matt participates in multiple Technology based User Groups including the Indianapolis PowerShell User Group where he is the President. Over the last 6 years […]


The current and future state of the Windows Management Framework

At the 2nd of October, Lee Holmes gave a presentation about the current and future state of the Windows Management Framework (WMF) during the Dutch PowerShell User Group (DuPSUG) at the Microsoft headquarters in The Netherlands. The slide decks and recorded videos will be made available soon, but this is what was discussed: The release cycle of the Windows Management Framework (WMF) Faster incremental releases of preview versions are being released. This rapid development means that companies that need specific new functionalities to tackle current problems they’re having, don’t have to wait as long as they had to in the past. Everyone should keep in mind […]


IndyPoSh Meeting #9 – What’s New in PowerShell v4

Description: The November meeting of the Indianapolis PowerShell User Group will present an introduction to PowerShell 4.0. We will discuss new features in PowerShell 4.0 that ship with Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1 including Desired State Configuration (DSC), enhancements to the integrated Scripting Environment (ISE) and PowerShell Web Access and more. In addition we will discuss installing Windows Management Framework 4.0 on Windows 7 SP1, Server 2008 R2 and later systems to bring the new features of PowerShell 4.0 to these operating systems. Speaker: John Gullion is a veteran of 18 years in the IT industry. He began his […]


WMF compatibility

The Windows Management Framework 3.0 has been released as a Windows update. However there are some compatibility issues as documented on the PowerShell team blog.  if you haven’t see the post it here http://blogs.msdn.com/b/powershell/archive/2012/12/20/windows-management-framework-3-0-compatibility-update.aspx


Windows Management Framework 3.0 Compatibility Update

Windows Management Framework (WMF) 3.0, (currently distributed as KB2506146 for Windows Server 2008 SP2 and KB2506143, for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1) has been temporarily removed from Windows Update to protect from accidental install…


Windows Management Framework 3.0 Compatibility Update

Windows Management Framework (WMF) 3.0, (currently distributed as KB2506146 for Windows Server 2008 SP2 and KB2506143, for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1) has been temporarily removed from Windows Update to protect from accidental install…


Windows Management Framework 3.0 Available for Download

We hope that you’ve been enjoying all of the great new Windows PowerShell 3.0 features in Windows Server 2012. We wanted to make sure that everyone knows the final release of Windows Management Framework 3.0 is also available for download from th…


Windows Management Framework 3.0 Available for Download

We hope that you’ve been enjoying all of the great new Windows PowerShell 3.0 features in Windows Server 2012. We wanted to make sure that everyone knows the final release of Windows Management Framework 3.0 is also available for download from th…


Windows Management Framework 3.0 RC is Available for Download

Yesterday we published an RC version of the Windows Management Framework 3.0.

Windows Management Framework 3.0 RC makes some updated management functionality available to earlier versions of Windows. Windows Management Framework 3.0 RC can be installed on the following Operating Systems:

  • Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (32-bit & 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (64-bit only) – Server Core now supported with the RC release.
  • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (32-bit & 64-bit) –

 

Windows Management Framework 3.0 contains Windows PowerShell 3.0, WMI and WinRM. The package also includes a CIM provider that allows you to collect management data from servers with Windows Management Framework 3.0 installed with the new Server Manager in Windows Server 2012 RC

 

Feedback & Bugs
We welcome any feedback or bug submissions to the Windows PowerShell Connect site: http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell. The release notes for Windows Management Framework 3.0 RC include a list of user submitted Connect bugs that have been fixed since Windows Management Framework 3.0 Beta.

 

Additional Information:
Release notes are available on the download page. They contain important information about changes since Windows PowerShell 2.0 and a list of known issues.

You must uninstall any other copies of Windows Management Framework 3.0 before installing Windows Management Framework 3.0 RC.

This software is a pre-release version. Features and behavior are likely to change before the final release.

Check out the two blog posts about PowerShell 3.0 written by Jeffrey Snover on the Windows Server blog this week: Part I & Part II.

 

Travis Jones [MSFT]
Program Manager – Windows PowerShell
Microsoft Corporation


Windows Management Framework 3.0 RC is Available for Download

Yesterday we published an RC version of the Windows Management Framework 3.0. Windows Management Framework 3.0 RC makes some updated management functionality available to earlier versions of Windows. Windows Management Framework 3.0 RC can be installe…


Windows Management Framework 3.0 Beta Available for Download

Yesterday we published a Beta version of the Windows Management Framework 3.0.
Windows Management Framework 3.0 Beta makes some updated management functionality available to earlier versions of Windows. Windows Management Framework 3.0 Beta can be inst…


Windows Management Framework 3.0 Beta Available for Download

Yesterday we published a Beta version of the Windows Management Framework 3.0.
Windows Management Framework 3.0 Beta makes some updated management functionality available to earlier versions of Windows. Windows Management Framework 3.0 Beta can be inst…