Windows Management Framework 3.0 Community Technology Preview (CTP) #2 Available for Download

<Copied from http://blogs.msdn.com/b/powershell/archive/2011/12/02/windows-management-framework-3-0-community-technology-preview-ctp-2-available-for-download.aspx> I’m pleased to announce that the Community Technology Preview #2 (CTP2) is available for download. Windows Management Framework 3.0 CTP2 makes some updated management functionality available to be installed on Windows 7 SP1 & Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. Windows Management Framework 3.0 contains Windows PowerShell 3.0, WMI & WinRM. IMPORTANT: If…


Windows Management Framework 3.0 Community Technology Preview (CTP) #1 Available for Download

Copying blog post from PowerShell blog   Windows Management Framework 3.0 CTP1 makes some updated management functionality available to be installed on Windows 7 SP1 & Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. Windows Management Framework 3.0 contains Windows PowerShell 3.0, WMI & WinRM. Windows PowerShell 3.0      Some of the new features in Windows PowerShell 3.0 include:…


BITS – More Flexible Bandwidth Limit Policies

Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) has introduced a more granular control over the BITS bandwidth usage for background jobs, with a new set of group policies. Bandwidth limits can now be applied to the three BITS job priorities individually, hence providing a way of allocating more bandwidth to higher priority jobs. A concept of time…


Using WS-Man to invoke a Powershell Cmdlet

First, let me apologize for the lack of posts to this blog.  Out original team goal was to have a new post every month, but holidays/vacations/work got in the way.  I’ll try to restart this rhythm.  For this first post of the New Year, I’m going to cover a more technical topic. Most Windows administrators…