This module includes DSC resources that simplify administration of certificates on a Windows Server

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See the version list below for details.

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DesiredStateConfiguration DSC DSCResourceKit DSCResource


CertificateExport CertificateImport CertReq PfxImport WaitForCertificateServices


This module has no dependencies.

Release Notes

 - Renamed xCertificate to CertificateDsc - fixes [Issue 114](https://github.com/PowerShell/xCertificate/issues/114).
 - Changed all MSFT_xResourceName to MSFT_ResourceName.
 - Updated DSCResources, Examples, Modules and Tests for new naming.
 - Updated Year to 2018 in License and Manifest.
 - Updated README.md from xCertificate to CertifcateDsc
 - Removed unnecessary code from:
   - CertificateDsc\Modules\CertificateDsc\DSCResources\MSFT_CertReq\MSFT_CertReq.psm1
     - Deleted $rspPath = [System.IO.Path]::ChangeExtension($workingPath, ".rsp")

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
5.0.0-previe... 0 5/22/2020
5.0.0-previe... 4 5/17/2020
5.0.0-previe... 29 4/1/2020 9,389,882 6/26/2019 10,366 5/15/2019 17,699 4/3/2019 35,964 2/20/2019 2,409 1/10/2019 6,416 9/5/2018 13,900 6/13/2018 (current version) 122,383 5/3/2018
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