PowerShell Team

PowerShell Team, PowerShell

PowerShell is a task-based command-line shell and scripting language built on .NET. PowerShell helps system administrators and power-users rapidly automate tasks that manage operating systems (Linux, macOS, and Windows) and processes.

Post by this author

OpenSSH Security Testing Kick Off

Over the past while, we’ve been very busy porting OpenSSH to Win32. We’ve been working with the OpenSSH community in our GitHub repository, and are nearing a point where we are taking steps to make it production ready. Security is obviously something that we have focused on during every phase of the project. As part of this production ...
Comments are closed.0 0

A Comparison of Shell and Scripting Language Security

PowerShell Security is a topic on everybody's mind. Most of all - ours. As PowerShell has become more popular with Administrators, it has also become more popular for unauthorized administrators - also known as "Attackers". In any operating system or platform, the power and efficiency you provide to authorized administrators is also available...
Comments are closed.0 0

Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.1 now in Microsoft Update Catalog

The Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.1 is now available in the Microsoft Update catalog for Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, and Windows 8.1. These updates are listed in the catalog as KB3191564 and KB3191565.  Those who use WSUS to manage updates for their systems are now able to install WMF 5.1 for most of the WMF-supported ...
Comments are closed.0 0

Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.1 Released

Update March 28, 2017: WMF 5.1 in Microsoft Update Catalog Update January 27, 2017: .Net version info updated. We are pleased to announce that we are releasing the Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.1 via the Microsoft download center.  Update 3/28/2017: WMF 5.1 is also available for most supported Windows versions in the Microsoft ...
Comments are closed.0 0

WMF 5.1 Releasing January 2017

Update January 19, 2017: WMF 5.1 has been released via the download center. There is more information on the release in this blog.   We previously announced that the Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.1 would release shortly after the GA release of Windows Server 2016, however the PowerShell team found some issues with upgrades that ...

Join the PowerShell 10th Anniversary Celebration!

Update: For those of you looking for the videos of this event, you can find all of them on the PowerShell 10 Year Anniversary event page on Channel9. This coming Monday, November 14th, PowerShell will have been shipping for 10 years, so the team is going to celebrate with a day-long event, running from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm (PST). This will ...

PowerShellGet and PackageManagement in PowerShell Gallery and GitHub

As of today, PowerShellGet is an open source project, and both the PowerShellGet and PackageManagement modules are available in the PowerShell Gallery. Moving PowerShellGet to Open Source PowerShellGet is now a repo under github.com/PowerShell. Of course, the PackageManagement module is already open-sourced as it is part of the OneGet ...

PowerShell Security at DerbyCon

Many people have commented over the past couple of years that they’d love to see a PowerShell Security conference. Well, that conference arrived: DerbyCon 2016. DerbyCon is an incredible security conference, held in Louisville Kentucky each year. Despite the calibre of all that attend, the humbleness and approachability of everyone there is...
Comments are closed.0 0

PowerShell DSC and implicit remoting broken in KB3176934

On August 23, Windows update KB3176934 released for Windows Client. Due to a missing .MOF file in the build package, the update breaks DSC. All DSC operations will result in an “Invalid Property” error. In addition, due to a missing binary in the build package the update breaks PowerShell implicit remoting. Implicit remoting is a ...
Comments are closed.0 0

PowerShell on Linux and Open Source!

Since its inception in 2002 PowerShell has been deeply influenced and improved by the passion and needs of our community. As an example, 80 contributors filed bugs and issues on the “alpha” release. Since that time we, together, have built a strong PowerShell community that supports each other, provides Summits and Conferences and gives ...