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Get-BitsTransfer

Last Updated: 3/26/2017

SYNOPSIS

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

SYNTAX

ListJobsByName (Default)

Get-BitsTransfer [[-Name] <String[]>] [-AllUsers] [<CommonParameters>]

ListJobsById

Get-BitsTransfer [-JobId] <Guid[]> [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

The Get-BitsTransfer cmdlet retrieves a set of Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) transfer jobs. By default, the cmdlet returns the jobs that are owned by the current user. However, if you have administrative credentials, you can specify the AllUsers parameter so that the command returns jobs that are owned by all users. The returned jobs can be filtered by name or ID. The jobs are represented by BitsJob objects.

EXAMPLES

Example 1: Get all BitsJob objects owned by the current user

PS C:\> Get-BitsTransfer

JobId                   DisplayName             TransferType            JobState                OwnerAccount
-----                   -----------             ------------            --------                ------------
07acbe90-7d25-4d05-a... TestJob2                Download                Suspended               DOMAIN01\user01
c0dd3d8c-c3a2-4562-8... TestJob1                Download                Transferred             DOMAIN01\user01
1ef8c549-7a92-4173-b... BitsJobTransfer         Download                Transferred             DOMAIN01\user01
2c8302d5-3f44-4981-8... BitsJobTransfer         Download                Transferred             DOMAIN01\user01

This command gets all the BitsJob objects that are owned by the current user.

Example 2: Get the BitsJob object identified by job ID

PS C:\> Get-BitsTransfer -JobId C0DD3D8C-C3A2-4562-80B19224879C

JobId                   DisplayName             TransferType            JobState                OwnerAccount
-----                   -----------             ------------            --------                ------------
c0dd3d8c-c3a2-4562-8... TestJob1                Download                Transferred             DOMAIN01\user01

This command gets the BitsJob object that is identified by the specified job ID.

Example 3: Get all BitsJob objects with a specific display name

PS C:\> Get-BitsTransfer -AllUsers -Name "*Microsoft*", "*Windows*"

JobId                   DisplayName             TransferType            JobState                OwnerAccount
-----                   -----------             ------------            --------                ------------
07acbe90-7d25-4d05-a... MicrosoftTest           Download                Suspended               DOMAIN01\user01
c0dd3d8c-c3a2-4562-8... WindowsTest             Download                Transferred             DOMAIN01\user02

This command gets all the BitsJob objects, owned by all users, where the DisplayName property of the BitsJob object contains either Microsoft or Windows. If the user does not have administrative credentials, this command returns an error because it uses the AllUsers parameter.

Example 4: Get a BitsJob object identified by a specific display name

C:\PS>Get-BitsTransfer -Name "TestJob1"

JobId                   DisplayName             TransferType            JobState                OwnerAccount
-----                   -----------             ------------            --------                ------------
c0dd3d8c-c3a2-4562-8... TestJob1                Download                Transferred             DOMAIN01\user01

This command gets the BitsJob object that is identified by the specified display name.

PARAMETERS

-AllUsers

Indicates that this cmdlet gets BITS transfer jobs that are owned by all users. If this parameter is not specified, only jobs that are owned by the current user are returned. This parameter requires administrative credentials.

Type: SwitchParameter
Parameter Sets: ListJobsByName
Aliases: all

Required: False
Position: 1
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-JobId

Specifies an array of BITS jobs by job ID. Only the BITS jobs that include a job ID in this array are returned. If BitsJob objects are piped to this cmdlet, their job IDs are used as the values of this parameter.

Type: Guid[]
Parameter Sets: ListJobsById
Aliases: id

Required: True
Position: 0
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Name

Specifies an array of BITS jobs based on job name. Only BITS jobs with job names that match a name in this array are returned. You can use standard wildcard characters such as the asterisk (*) and the question mark (?). Or, you can use a range operator such as"[a-r]".

For example, you can use any of the following commands:

Get-BitsTransfer -Name "BITS*"

Get-BitsTransfer -Name "BITS Transfer"

Get-BitsTransfer -Name "BITS Transfe[a-r]"

A combination of the wildcard character and range operators is also possible.

Type: String[]
Parameter Sets: ListJobsByName
Aliases: n

Required: False
Position: 0
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

CommonParameters

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -InformationAction, -InformationVariable, -OutVariable, -OutBuffer, -PipelineVariable, -Verbose, -WarningAction, and -WarningVariable. For more information, see about_CommonParameters.

INPUTS

Microsoft.BackgroundIntelligentTransfer.Management.BitsJob[]

This cmdlet accepts one or more BitsJob objects as input that populates the JobId parameter (based on the property name).

OUTPUTS

Microsoft.BackgroundIntelligentTransfer.Management.BitsJob[]

This cmdlet generates the BitsJob objects that are associated with the retrieved BITS transfer jobs.

NOTES

Add-BitsFile

Complete-BitsTransfer

Remove-BitsTransfer

Resume-BitsTransfer

Set-BitsTransfer

Start-BitsTransfer

Suspend-BitsTransfer

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