Bitsadmin /rawreturn

Updated: April 17, 2012

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista

Returns data suitable for parsing.


bitsadmin /RawReturn


Strips new line characters and formatting from the output.

Typically, you use this command in conjunction with the Create and Get\* commands to receive only the value. You must specify this command before other commands.


The following example retrieves the raw data for the state of the job named myDownloadJob.

C:\>bitsadmin /RawReturn /GetState myDownloadJob

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