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Wednesday, September 27, 2006

PowerShell Remoting version For RC2 Drop

Windows PowerShell Team finally released PowerShell RC2. If you are running windows server 2003, you can enjoy new active directory provider. If you are a windows XP (non-English) user like me, I suggest you download Windows PowerShell 1.0 RC2 Language-Neutral Package for Windows XP (KB925228)

Some important changes not in release note.

Big window, different color
> $host.ui.rawui

ForegroundColor       : DarkYellow
BackgroundColor       : DarkMagenta
CursorPosition        : 0,4
WindowPosition        : 0,0
CursorSize            : 25
BufferSize            : 120,3000
WindowSize            : 120,44
MaxWindowSize         : 120,44
MaxPhysicalWindowSize : 128,44
KeyAvailable          : False
WindowTitle           : Windows PowerShell
If you like color setting of old version
>$host.ui.rawui. ForegroundColor = "gray"
>$host.ui.rawui. BackgroundColor = "black"
Path change
1. Home

2. User Profile folder
<My Documents>\WindowsPowerShell

3. Assembly change
System.Management.Automation now goes to GAC

PowerShell Remoting version
1. Rebuild for PowerShell RC2 version

Download from here. (381k)

Please uninstall old version of Powershell Remoting before uninstall PowerShell RC1. After install PowerShell RC2, you can install new version of Powershell Remoting.