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Windows Management Framework 3.0 CTP1 makes some updated management functionality available to be installed on Windows 7 SP1 & Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. Windows Management Framework 3.0 contains Windows PowerShell 3.0, WMI & WinRM.
Windows PowerShell 3.0 Some of the new features in Windows PowerShell 3.0 include:
WMIWMI in Windows Management Framework 3.0 CTP1 introduces:
WinRM With Windows Management Framework 3.0 CTP1:
Windows PowerShell Web Service Windows PowerShell Web Service enables an administrator to expose a set of PowerShell cmdlets as a RESTful web endpoint accessible via the Open Data Protocol (OData). This provides remote access to invoke cmdlets from both Windows and non-Windows clients.
Windows Management Framework 3.0 CTP1 can be installed on the following supported operating systems:
Windows PowerShell 3.0 requires version 4.0 of the common language runtime (CLR). CLR 4.0 is includes with the Microsoft .NET Framework version 4.0.
To install WMF 3.0 CTP1:
To uninstall the WMF 3.0 CTP1:
Locate and uninstall the following installed Windows Update: KB2506143
This software is a pre-release version. Features and behavior are likely to change before the final release.
This preview release is designed to enable the community to experience and review the preliminary designs and direction of key features Windows PowerShell 3.0 and to solicit feedback before features are finalized.
Travis Jones Windows PowerShell PM Microsoft Corporation