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 NetAdapterState NetBIOS NetConnectionProfile NetIPInterface NetworkTeam NetworkTeamInterface ProxySettings Route WINSSetting


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Release Notes

- DnsClientGlobalSettings:
 - Fixed SuffixSearchList Empty String Handling - fixes [Issue 398](
- NetAdapterAdvancedProperty:
 - Removed validation from RegistryKeyword parameter because the list
   of valid registry keywords is not fixed and will depend on adapter
   driver - fixes [Issue 388](
- MSFT_WinsServerAddress
 Added MSFT_WinsServerAddress to control the WINS servers for a given network adapter.
- Test-DscParameterState:
 - This function was enhanced with an optional reversecheck, optional internal
   sorting for arrays.
 - The functions ConvertTo-CimInstance and ConvertTo-Hashtable were added
   required by Test-DscParameterState.
- Fix missing context message content in unit tests - fixes [Issue 405](
- Correct style violations in unit tests:
 - Adding `Get`, `Set` and `Test` tags to appropriate `describe` blocks.
 - Removing uneccesary `region` blocks.
 - Conversion of double quotes to single quotes where possible.
 - Replace variables with string litterals in `describe` block description.
- Firewall:
 - Fix bug when LocalAddress or RemoteAddress is specified using CIDR
   notation with number of bits specified in subnet mask (e.g. rather than using CIDR subnet mask notation (e.g - fixes [Issue 404](

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
8.3.0-previe... 261 2/26/2021
8.3.0-previe... 50 2/22/2021
8.2.0 1,136,992 10/16/2020
8.2.0-previe... 3 10/13/2020
8.1.1-previe... 2 9/21/2020
8.1.0 405,200 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 28,336 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 1,375,982 9/19/2019 (current version) 70,297 6/26/2019 20,378 5/15/2019 37,367 4/3/2019 79,279 2/20/2019 14,092 1/10/2019 9,223 11/29/2018 19,644 9/5/2018 63,537,732 6/13/2018
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