Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview for November 2014 Released

Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview for November 2014 Released

If you're interested in getting a chance to play with the next version of PowerShell, the Windows Management Framework (WMF) is the way to do it. In September, Microsoft released the very first revision of the WMF 5.0 Preview and has now refreshed the package with updates and new features.

WMF 5.0 Preview for November 2014 has been released and contains the following updated components:

  • DISCOVER AND INSTALL SOFTWARE WITH ONEGET
  • DISCOVER MODULES AND DSC RESOURCES WITH POWERSHELLGET
  • DISCOVER AND INSTALL WINDOWS POWERSHELL MODULES WITH POWERSHELLGET
  • REGISTER A PSREPOSITORY WITH POWERSHELLGET
  • DISCOVER AND INSTALL SOFTWARE WITH ONEGET
  • DSC IMPROVEMENTS
  • DEVELOP WITH CLASSES IN WINDOWS POWERSHELL
  • REMOTING AND MORE CONTROL IN WINDOWS POWERSHELL DEBUGGING
  • GENERATE WINDOWS POWERSHELL CMDLETS BASED ON AN ODATA ENDPOINT
  • MANAGE .ZIP FILES WITH NEW CMDLETS
  • SUPPORT YOUR CONFIGURATION ENVIRONMENT WITH NEW FEATURES AND CMDLETS
  • AUDIT WINDOWS POWERSHELL USAGE BY TRANSCRIPTION AND LOGGING
  • EXTRACT AND PARSE STRUCTURED OBJECTS OUT OF STRING CONTENT
  • EXTENDING THE ITEM NOUN TO ENABLE SYMBOLIC LINKS
  • NETWORK SWITCH MANAGEMENT WITH WINDOWS POWERSHELL (IMPROVEMENTS)
  • REMOTING AND MORE CONTROL IN WINDOWS POWERSHELL DEBUGGING
  • CENTRALIZED DSC ERROR REPORTING

WMF 5.0 is available for Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, and Windows Server 2012.

Get it here: Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview November 2014

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