Windows Management Framework 5.0 Adds PowerShell Module

Windows Management Framework 5.0 has been released which features PowerShell and host of other great features. It is possible to get new versions of the PowerShell module by using the following command

install-package MSI –provider powershellget

The provider name is optional and this helps you to remember the command easier to digest. In order to install them on remote machines, you can either make use of sessions or DSC resources as per following command

$session = new-pssession myserver
invoke-command -script { install-package msi -provider powershellget } -session $session
$products = invoke-command -script { get-msiproductinfo } -session $session
remove-pssession $session


The PowerShell module was published to the gallery to enable developers to test PowerShellGet and also made several improvements.

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