Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.0 RTM packages has been republished

Today, we have republished the Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.0 RTM packages for Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 2008 R2 SP1, Windows 8.1, and Windows 7 SP1 to Microsoft Download Center. These packages replace previously released WMF 5.0 RTM packages and WMF 5.0 Production Preview packages. Important Note: For systems running Windows… Read more

Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.0 currently removed from Download Center

Updated 02/24/2016 – Today, we have republished the Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.0 RTM packages for Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 2008 R2 SP1, Windows 8.1, and Windows 7 SP1 to Microsoft’s Download Center. Updated 02/08/2016 – Thank you for your continued patience. We have fixed the offending PSModulePath issue and tested it… Read more

Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.0 RTM is now available

Updated 02/24/2016 – Today, we have republished the Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.0 RTM packages for Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 2008 R2 SP1, Windows 8.1, and Windows 7 SP1 to Microsoft’s Download Center. Updated 02/08/2016 – Thank you for your continued patience. We have fixed the offending PSModulePath issue and tested it… Read more

PowerShell SDK Reference Assemblies Available via NuGet.org

  The PowerShell team is pleased to announce that the references assemblies for PowerShell versions 3, 4, and 5 are now available as packages on NuGet.org. Previously, PowerShell SDK reference assemblies were part of the Microsoft Windows Platform SDK for the specific release of Windows. Placing these assemblies on NuGet.org as packages associated with the… Read more

Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview April 2015 is now available

We’re excited to announce Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview April 2015, a new package introducing new andexciting management technologies, is now available for download on the Microsoft Download Center! This Windows Management Framework (WMF) preview includes everything from WMF 5.0 Preview February 2015 plus some new features. The following table provides an overview of the… Read more

Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview February 2015 is now available

We’re excited to announce that Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview February 2015, a new package introducing new and exciting management technologies, is now available for download on the Microsoft Download Center! This Windows Management Framework (WMF) preview includes everything from WMF 5.0 Preview November 2014, plus some new features. The following table provides an overview… Read more

WMF 5.0 Preview: Defining "experimental designs" and "stable designs"

Over the recent releases of Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview (find the latest here), we’ve distributed some new functionality and heard some wonderful feedback. As we improve on these features and as more users start to use Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview, we feel the need to make a distinction in the functionality delivered. The… Read more

Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview November 2014 is now available

We’re excited to announce Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview November 2014, a new package publicizing new and exciting management technologies, is now available for download on Download Center! This Windows Management Framework (WMF) preview includes everything from WMF 5.0 Preview September 2014 plus some new improvements.You’ll find improvements in: OneGet PowerShellGet Windows PowerShell Desired State… Read more

PowerShell DSC Resource Kit Wave 5 Arrives

The PowerShell DSC Resource Kit Wave 5 is now available for your use. This wave contains 10 new DSC resources, taking us up to 77 total resources between the Resource Kits and what is shipping in Windows 8.1/Server 2012 R2. In response to a number of requests, DSC Reskit Wave 5 also includes an end-to-end… Read more

Windows PowerShell 3.0 SDK Sample Pack

We’re pleased to announce the availability of the Windows PowerShell 3.0 SDK Sample Pack. For Windows PowerShell 3.0, the SDK samples work a little differently than in previous releases of Windows PowerShell. For Windows PowerShell 2.0, we released a separate standalone SDK to the Download Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=180421. This download contained both the reference assemblies… Read more