Category Archives: WMFv5

Module Name change NetworkSwitch to NetworkSwitchManager

Just been caught out by a module name change in WMF 5.0 The NetworkSwitch module has been renamed to NetworkSwitchManager.  Still has the same functionality Disable-NetworkSwitchEthernetPort        Disable-NetworkSwitchFeature             Disable-NetworkSwitchVlan                Enable-NetworkSwitchEthernetPort         Enable-NetworkSwitchFeature              Enable-NetworkSwitchVlan                 Get-NetworkSwitchEthernetPort            Get-NetworkSwitchFeature                 Get-NetworkSwitchGlobalData              Get-NetworkSwitchVlan                    New-NetworkSwitchVlan                    Remove-NetworkSwitchEthernetPortIPAddressRemove-NetworkSwitchVlan                 Restore-NetworkSwitchConfiguration       Save-NetworkSwitchConfiguration          Set-NetworkSwitchEthernetPortIPAddress   … Continue reading

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WMF 5.0 RTM has been republished

A post on the PowerShell Team blog – https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/powershell/2016/02/24/windows-management-framework-wmf-5-0-rtm-packages-has-been-republished/ – reports that WMF 5.0 RTM has been republished. You’ll have to uninstall the original RTM package before installing the new one.

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WMF 5.0 download latest news

According to the PowerShell Team blog – https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/powershell/2015/12/23/windows-management-framework-wmf-5-0-currently-removed-from-download-center/  The issue has been resolved and a WMF 5.0 RTM build should be available around the end of February

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WMF 5.0

If you follow the PowerShell Team blog – http://blogs.msdn.com/b/powershell/ (and if you don’t you should) you’ll know that the WMF 5.0 RTM downloads were pulled just before Christmas. This was due to a bug that reset the module environment. A … Continue reading

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WMF 5 roadmap

With the recent release of Windows 10 a lot of confusion has arisen regarding the position of PowerShell 5.0. That confusion has been cleared up with a post from the PowerShell team – http://blogs.msdn.com/b/powershell/archive/2015/08/06/windows-management-framework-wmf-5-0-roadmap.aspx

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WMF 5.0 COM applications

One change in WMF 5.0 that I hadn’t got round to testing was the speed up in COM based operations. COM – Component Object Model – was the Microsoft programming model before .NET.  Its old but still around – the … Continue reading

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PowerShell Gallery taking registrations

The PowerShell team have just announced that the PowerShell gallery is now open for YOU to post your module. You need to register to be able to post code to the gallery. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/powershell/archive/2015/07/07/powershell-gallery-registration-is-now-unrestricted.aspx This is a significant step forward in … Continue reading

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