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Microsoft Windows Management Framework (WMF)

This definition is part of our Essential Guide: The essential admin's guide to Office 365 PowerShell
Contributor(s): Ryan Lanigan

Microsoft Windows Management Framework (WMF) is a driver that makes some updated management functionality in Windows 7 and in Windows Server 2008 R2 available to be installed on Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2008.

WMF is available from the Microsoft Download Center. The framework contains Windows Remote Management, Windows PowerShell, and Background Intelligent Transfer Service. The most current version of the driver is WMF 5.0, which introduces Windows PowerShell OneGet.

 

 

This was last updated in June 2014

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