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InitialSessionState Class

Represents a session state configuration that is used when a runspace is opened. The elements specified here, such as different types of commands, providers, and variables, are accessible each time a runspace that uses this configuration is opened. This class is introduced in Windows PowerShell 2.0.

Namespace: System.Management.Automation.Runspaces
Assembly: System.Management.Automation (in System.Management.Automation.dll)

Dim instance As InitialSessionState

public class InitialSessionState
public class InitialSessionState
public class InitialSessionState

This example shows how to define an initial session state that adds two variables to an initial session state.

InitialSessionState iss = InitialSessionState.CreateDefault();

Notice that is this example, the CreateDefault constructor is used to create an initial session state that includes the default commands provided by Windows PowerShell.

The methods provided by this class can create a session state based on the properties of this class, or on configuration elements defined in a snap-in.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.


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