Microsoft team recently released the new Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview which includes various updates and new innovations as stated below, the most important one to note is the availability of Windows PowerShell 5.0 and this can be installed on Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1 and on the Exchange Server perspective we can install it on Machines running Exchange Server 2013 Sp1 and Exchange Server 2010 SP3 UR5, Review the system requirements to know more on this requirements and also the key point to note as stated in the Additional details section, this is a preview release and things may change with the actual release in the future date.
This release includes new features and functionality in Windows Management Framework 5.0, including the following:
- Windows PowerShell 5.0
- Windows PowerShell Integrated Scripting Environment
- Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration
- Network Switch Cmdlets