Windows Management Framework 5.0 preview is here!

While the PowerShell community is still looking at the Desired State Configuration feature in PowerShell 4.0, Windows Server team already announced the preview release of Windows Management Framework 5.0.

The major addition announced in this preview release is the Windows PowerShell OneGet framework to discover and install software packages from around the web.


In addition to the OneGet framework, the WMF 5.0 preview release also include NetworkSwitch module for managing standards compliant network switch hardware using PowerShell cmdlets.

You can download this preview release from the Microsoft download center.

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