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End of Support for Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.0 Production Preview is Approaching, Upgrade to RTM bits!

On 1st June 2016, support for the WMF 5.0 Production Preview, released back in August 2015, will end and it’s time to upgrade to the WMF 5.0 RTM. We would like to give a huge THANK YOU to all of you who used the WMF 5.0 Production Preview and provided us with feedback. Your input and feedback helped contribute to make WMF 5.0 RTM even ...

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 ...

PowerShell Runspace Debugging: Part 1

This is the fourth in a series of blogs discussing the new PowerShell 5.0 script debugging features.  These new features are available through the PowerShell 5.0 preview, which is part of the WMF (Windows Management Foundation) 5.0 preview that you can get from HERE. In my last article I talked about the Debug-Job command.  In this ...

Windows Management Framework 5.0 Production Preview is now available

We’re excited to announce Windows Management Framework 5.0 Production Preview, a new package introducing new and exciting management technologies, is now available for download on the Microsoft Download Center! As announced earlier, WMF 5.0 Production Preview differs from older previews of WMF 5.0 in the following ways: The ...

Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.0 Roadmap

In the next few weeks (August 2015) we will be releasing a supported “Production Preview” of Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.0. Later, in Q4 of 2015, you should be able to download the RTM version of WMF 5.0. WMF 5.0 Production Preview will differ from previous previews of WMF 5.0 in the following ways: Both of the ...

Secure credentials in the Azure PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) extension

UPDATE 11/21/2014: For information on OS support, and other features, please refer to our release history. We have updated the Azure Extension Handler to v1.1! Release notes for v1.1 If you are not familiar with the Azure PowerShell DSC extension, please start from our first blogpost about it. Desired State Configuration provides a ...

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