Start-BitsTransfer ignores -Credential parameter - by HAL9256

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ID 837010 Comments
Status Active Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 1
Opened 3/19/2014 5:08:01 PM
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When using Start-BitsTransfer, the -Credential parameter is ignored. This means that you cannot access file shares that require different permissions from the currently logged on user.

Also, using the runas command to open up a new PowerShell prompt to use different credentials, and then running Start-BitsTransfer does not work.

More thorough information and several different reproduction steps is listed in the answer on:

This is an extension of the similar issue documented in feedback id: 810753 (
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