This module contains the standard DSC resources.

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Installation Options

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Install-Module -Name PSDscResources -RequiredVersion

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DesiredStateConfiguration DSC DSCResourceKit DSCResource


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


This module has no dependencies.

Release Notes

* Enable code coverage reporting
* Group
   * Added support for domain based group members on Nano server.
* Added the Archive resource
* Update Test-IsNanoServer cmdlet to properly test for a Nano server rather than the core version of PowerShell
* Registry
   * Fixed bug where an error was thrown when running Get-DscConfiguration if the registry already existed

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated 292,707 6/26/2019 26,665 5/15/2019 120,639 2/20/2019 10,424,355 7/3/2018 34,650 7/12/2017 1,516 6/2/2017 5,807 4/19/2017 (current version) 96,077 3/8/2017 88,309 2/3/2017 162,089 12/17/2016 142 12/17/2016 162,193 11/2/2016 76,768 10/8/2016
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