Bits Transfer Cmdlets in Windows PowerShell

Updated: September 6, 2016

Applies To: Windows 10, Windows PowerShell 5.0, Windows Server Technical Preview

Windows PowerShell® is a task-based command-line shell and scripting language designed especially for system administration. This reference topic for the information technology (IT) professional provides assistance in utilizing the Windows PowerShell cmdlets to script and automate tasks.

Background Intelligent Transfer Management Cmdlets

This reference provides cmdlet descriptions and syntax for all Background Intelligent Transfer Management (BITS)-specific cmdlets. It lists the cmdlets in alphabetical order based on the verb at the beginning of the cmdlet.


cmdlet Description


Adds one or more files to an existing BITS transfer job.


Completes a BITS transfer job.


Retrieves the associated BitsJob object for an existing BITS transfer job.


Cancels a BITS transfer job.


Resumes a BITS transfer job.


Modifies the properties of an existing BITS transfer job.


Creates a new BITS transfer job.


Suspends a BITS transfer job.

To list all the cmdlets that are available, use the Get-Command –Module BitsTransfer cmdlet.

For more information about, or for the syntax of, any of the cmdlets, use the Get-Help <cmdlet name> cmdlet, where <cmdlet name> is the name of the cmdlet that you want to research. For more detailed information, you can run any of the following cmdlets:

Get-Help <cmdlet name> -Detailed
Get-Help <cmdlet name> -Examples
Get-Help <cmdlet name> -Full

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