This DSC module is used to manage Secure Channel (SChannel) configurations.

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Install-Module -Name SChannelDsc

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Install-PSResource -Name SChannelDsc

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Package Details


  • DSC Community


DesiredStateConfiguration DSC DSCResource SChannel SecureChannel


Cipher CipherSuites Hash KeyExchangeAlgorithm Protocol SChannelSettings


This module has no dependencies.

Release Notes

## [1.4.0] - 2022-05-17

### Changed

- SChannelDsc
 - Moved some documentation from the to the GitHub repository
   wiki page.
 - Updated the pipeline files to use the latest from Sampler.

### Fixed

- SChannelDsc
 - Explicitly use the correct version of the command `Get-LocalizedData`
   ([issue #27](
- SChannelSettings
 - Now the resource imports the dependent module *DscResource.Common*.
 - Now the property `WinHttpDefaultSecureProtocols` always return an array
   even if only one value is set in the current state ([issue #28](


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
1.4.0 (current version) 7,071 5/17/2022
1.3.1-previe... 11 5/17/2022
1.3.0 2,650 2/11/2022
1.2.3-previe... 11 2/11/2022
1.2.3-previe... 11 2/10/2022
1.2.2 7,503 12/16/2020
1.2.2-previe... 14 12/5/2020
1.2.0 791 4/30/2020
1.2.0-previe... 15 4/30/2020
1.2.0-previe... 20 4/16/2020
1.2.0-previe... 19 4/15/2020 1,427 3/19/2020 175 7/3/2019
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