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After updating to Windows Management Framework 3.0, the View PowerCLI cmdlets or Microsoft PowerShell 3.0 process fails (2047697)


After updating to Windows Management Framework 3.0, you experience these issues:
  • The View PowerCLI cmdlets fail
  • The Microsoft PowerShell 3.0 process to fail


This issue occurs when you update your Windows 7 SP1 or Windows Server 2008 R2 system to Windows Management Framework 3.0, following the instructions in Microsoft Knowledge Base article 2506143. If you then attempt to run the View PowerCLI cmdlets, the cmdlets fail or the PowerShell 3.0 process itself fails.

Note: The preceding link is correct as of February 20, 2014. If you find the link is broken, provide feedback and a VMware employee will update the link.

This issue is resolved in VMware Horizon View 5.3.x and later releases, available at VMware Downloads.


Horizon View, PowerShell 3.0, View PowerCLI

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