This module contains the standard DSC resources.

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DesiredStateConfiguration DSC DSCResourceKit DSCResource


Environment Group GroupSet Registry Script Service ServiceSet User WindowsFeature WindowsFeatureSet WindowsOptionalFeature WindowsOptionalFeatureSet WindowsPackageCab WindowsProcess ProcessSet


This module has no dependencies.

Release Notes

* Cleaned User
* Updated User to have non-dependent unit tests.
* Ported fixes from [xPSDesiredStateConfiguration](
   * WindowsProcess: Minor updates to integration tests
   * Registry: Fixed support for forward slashes in registry key names
* Group:
   * Group members in the "NT Authority", "BuiltIn" and "NT Service" scopes should now be resolved without an error. If you were seeing the errors "Exception calling ".ctor" with "4" argument(s): "Server names cannot contain a space character."" or "Exception calling ".ctor" with "2" argument(s): "Server names cannot contain a space character."", this fix should resolve those errors. If you are still seeing one of the errors, there is probably another local scope we need to add. Please let us know.
   * The resource will no longer attempt to resolve group members if Members, MembersToInclude, and MembersToExclude are not specified.
* Added Environment

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated 849,803 6/26/2019 27,029 5/15/2019 123,822 2/20/2019 14,130,123 7/3/2018 34,732 7/12/2017 1,534 6/2/2017 5,824 4/19/2017 96,097 3/8/2017 (current version) 88,339 2/3/2017 162,111 12/17/2016 158 12/17/2016 162,209 11/2/2016 76,787 10/8/2016
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