This DSC Resource module can be used to install or uninstall Certificate Services components in Windows Server.

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There is a newer prerelease version of this module available.
See the version list below for details.

Installation Options

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Install-Module -Name ActiveDirectoryCSDsc -RequiredVersion

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Install-PSResource -Name ActiveDirectoryCSDsc -Version

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Package Details



DesiredStateConfiguration DSC DSCResourceKit DSCResource


AdcsCertificationAuthority AdcsEnrollmentPolicyWebService AdcsOnlineResponder AdcsWebEnrollment AdcsOcspExtension


This module has no dependencies.

Release Notes

- Added "DscResourcesToExport" to manifest to improve information in
 PowerShell Gallery - fixes [Issue 68](
- Removed unused CAType variables and references in AdcsOnlineResponder - fixes
 [issue 52](
- Updated Examples to enable publising to PowerShell Gallery - fixes
 [issue 54](
- Cleaned up property alignment in module manifest file.
- Added new resource AdcsOcspExtension - see [Issue 70](
 - Added new ActiveDirectoryCSDsc.CommonHelper.psm1 helper module and unit test.
 - Added stub function to /Tests/TestHelpers (ADCSStub.psm1) so Pester tests
   can run without having to install ADCSAdministration module.
- Converted module to auto-documentation Wiki - fixes [Issue 53](
- Enabled Example publishing to PSGallery.
- Moved change log to CHANGELOG.MD.
- Opted into Common Tests "Validate Example Files To Be Published",
 "Validate Markdown Links" and "Relative Path Length".
- Correct AppVeyor `Invoke-AppveyorAfterTestTask` - fixes [Issue 73](


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
5.0.1-previe... 454 12/30/2020
5.0.1-previe... 271 7/4/2020
5.0.0 82,205 6/20/2020
5.0.0-previe... 239 6/20/2020
5.0.0-previe... 269 4/26/2020
5.0.0-previe... 247 3/25/2020 69,361 9/19/2019 11,909 8/8/2019 21,137 5/15/2019 (current version) 55,434 2/20/2019 4,865 1/10/2019 3,721 6/13/2018 757 5/2/2018
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