BITSADMIN – Windows CMD Command

Manage the Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS). The BITS Service can be used to transfer large files from remote hosts. BITS supports throttled and asynchronous transfer of files between machines using idle network bandwidth. This service is used by Windows Update, SUS, SMS, and many third-party packages.

BITSADMIN is deprecated in Windows 7 and 2008 R2, it is superceeded by the new PowerShell BITS cmdlets.

Commands that take a job parameter will accept either a job name or a job ID GUID inside braces.

BITSADMIN reports an error if a name is ambiguous.

BITSADMIN does not work with relative paths.

Many commands are only compatible with Microsoft IIS servers (e.g. upload).

BITSADMIN is deprecated in Windows 7 and 2008 R2, it is superseded by the new PowerShell BITS cmdlets.

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