Module with DSC Resources for Networking area

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DesiredStateConfiguration DSC DSCResourceKit DSCResource


DefaultGatewayAddress DnsClientGlobalSetting DnsConnectionSuffix DNSServerAddress Firewall FirewallProfile HostsFile IPAddress IPAddressOption NetAdapterAdvancedProperty NetAdapterBinding NetAdapterLso NetAdapterName NetAdapterRDMA NetAdapterRsc NetAdapterRss NetBIOS NetConnectionProfile NetIPInterface NetworkTeam NetworkTeamInterface ProxySettings Route WINSSetting


This module has no dependencies.

Release Notes

- Refactored module folder structure to move resource to root folder of
 repository and remove test harness - fixes [Issue 372](
- Removed module conflict tests because only required for harness style
- Opted into Common Tests "Validate Example Files To Be Published",
 "Validate Markdown Links" and "Relative Path Length".
- Added "DscResourcesToExport" to manifest to improve information in
 PowerShell Gallery and removed wildcards from "FunctionsToExport",
 "CmdletsToExport", "VariablesToExport" and "AliasesToExport" - fixes
 [Issue 376](
- MSFT_NetIPInterface:
 - Added `Dhcp`, `WeakHostReceive` and `WeakHostSend` parameters so that
   MSFT_DHCPClient, MSFT_WeakHostReceive, MSFT_WeakHostSend can be
   deprecated - fixes [Issue 360](
- MSFT_DhcpClient:
 - BREAKING CHANGE: Resource has been deprecated and replaced by `Dhcp`
   parameter in MSFT_NetIPInterface.
- MSFT_WeakHostReceive:
 - BREAKING CHANGE: Resource has been deprecated and replaced by `WeakHostReceive`
   parameter in MSFT_NetIPInterface.
- MSFT_WeakHostSend:
 - BREAKING CHANGE: Resource has been deprecated and replaced by `WeakHostSend`
   parameter in MSFT_NetIPInterface.
- MSFT_IPAddress:
 - Updated examples to use NetIPInterface.
- MSFT_NetAdapterName:
 - Updated examples to use NetIPInterface.
- MSFT_DnsServerAddress:
 - Updated examples to use NetIPInterface.
- MSFT_NetworkTeam:
 - Change `Get-TargetResource` to return actual TeamMembers if network team
   exists and "Ensure" returns "Present" even when actual TeamMembers do
   not match "TeamMembers" parameter - fixes [Issue 342](
- Updated examples to format required for publishing to PowerShell Gallery - fixes
 [Issue 374](
- MSFT_NetAdapterAdvancedProperty:
- Fixes NetworkAdapterName being returned in Name property when calling
 Get-TargetResourceFixes - fixes [Issue 370](

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
8.3.0-previe... 260 2/26/2021
8.3.0-previe... 50 2/22/2021
8.2.0 1,131,396 10/16/2020
8.2.0-previe... 3 10/13/2020
8.1.1-previe... 2 9/21/2020
8.1.0 405,187 8/4/2020
8.1.0-previe... 33 7/27/2020
8.1.0-previe... 23 7/11/2020
8.1.0-previe... 18 7/4/2020
8.0.0 28,335 6/21/2020
8.0.0-previe... 7 6/21/2020
8.0.0-previe... 150 5/4/2020
8.0.0-previe... 100 3/26/2020
8.0.0-previe... 44 2/15/2020
8.0.0-previe... 43 1/20/2020 1,375,841 9/19/2019 70,274 6/26/2019 20,374 5/15/2019 37,367 4/3/2019 (current version) 79,272 2/20/2019 14,092 1/10/2019 9,223 11/29/2018 19,642 9/5/2018 63,468,431 6/13/2018
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