Download Windows Management Framework – PowerShell 2.0, WinRM 2.0 & BITS 4.0

Written By Sam on 16 August 2009

Microsoft Windows PowerShell is a new command-line shell and scripting language designed for system administration and automation. PowerShell is built on the .NET Framework and it enables IT professionals and developers to control and automate the administration of Windows and applications. Microsoft has released to manufacturing PowerShell 2.0, Microsoft is offering for download the realease Candidate Build of PowerShell 2.0 for Vista and Windows Server 2008 via Connect.


Windows Remote Management 2.0 (WinRM) and Background Intelligent Transfer Service 4.0(BITS) are the two additional components to Windows Management Framework RC preview. WinRM is the Microsoft implementation of the WS-Management Protocol which is a Standard Simple Object Access Protocol(SOAP). WS-management protocol provides a common way for systems to access and exchange management information across IT infrastructure. Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) is a service that transfers files between a client and a server. BITS provides a simple way to reliably and politely transfer files over HTTP or HTTPS.


All packages are offered in English, German, and Japanese. Releases are designed to integrate exclusively with Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008.

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