Enabling BITS logging

Here’s an oldie but a goodie. Heath Stewart provides example scripts on how to enable and disable ETW logging for the BITS service. See http://blogs.msdn.com/b/heaths/archive/2008/07/07/bits-logging.aspx

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Scripts to make your life easier

I found a blog which has a few helpful VBScripts to perform some common tasks. http://blogs.msdn.com/alejacma/archive/tags/WMI/default.aspx Hope this helps. Aditya Patwardhan [MSFT]


BITS Compact Server & WMI provider

BITS Compact Server is a simple and secure HTTP / HTTPS server. BITS Compact Server exposes COM API for configuration. It can also be configured through a WMI provider. Features: 1.       HTTP / HTTPS file server, for ad-hoc file hosting. It is not intended to be an internet facing server. 2.       Independent of IIS. 3.      …


How To Use WSMan Proxy Support

The end user can operate a WSMan client from behind a web proxy for remote management, that is, the client machine connects to the internet through a web proxy server. All HTTP traffic between the client machine and the internet must pass through the proxy server.   Communication between WSMan client and server must remain…

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Association Traversal Using WSMan cmdlets

First let us review the concept of “CIM/WMI association”, then we’ll show examples on how to perform association traversal using WSMan-related cmdlets. Please note this is a generic discussion about association traversal but targeting Win7 implementation. Applying them to standard interop namespace and discovering DMTF profiles and associated instances targeting 3rd party implementation will be…

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Example: Directory backup with BITS cmdlets

UPDATE: This posting has been updated with a zip file that contains two versions of the script. The file “bitsbackup.ps1” is intended for use with Windows 7 RC version of BITS cmdlets and the file “bitsbackup-ctp3.ps1” is intended for use with Windows 7 Beta or PowerShell 2.0 CTP 3 version of BITS cmdlets. —–  Here…

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How to use WSMan config provider for certificate authentication

WSMan Client certificate authentication is primarily used in non-domain cases: client can specify certain certificate as credential, after authentication each other, it’s mapped to a local account on the server, meaning the WinRM service runs under the context of the mapped account when processing the request. When using client certificates, multiple client certificates can be…

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