This DSC module is used to deploy and configure SharePoint Server 2013 and 2016, and convers a wide range of areas including web apps, service apps and farm configuration.

There is a newer prerelease version of this module available.
See the version list below for details.

Installation Options

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Install-Module -Name SharePointDSC -RequiredVersion

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DesiredStateConfiguration DSC DSCResourceKit DSCResource


Invoke-SPDSCCommand Get-SPDSCInstalledProductVersion Get-SPDSCContentService Rename-SPDSCParamValue Add-SPDSCUserToLocalAdmin Remove-SPDSCUserToLocalAdmin Test-SPDSCObjectHasProperty Test-SPDSCRunAsCredential Test-SPDSCUserIsLocalAdmin Test-SPDscParameterState Test-SPDSCIsADUser Test-SPDSCRunningAsFarmAccount Set-SPDscObjectPropertyIfValuePresent Get-SPDSCUserProfileSubTypeManager Get-SPDscOSVersion Get-SPDSCRegistryKey Resolve-SPDscSecurityIdentifier Get-SPDscFarmProductsInfo Get-SPDscFarmVersionInfo


Add-SPDSCUserToLocalAdmin Get-SPDscOSVersion Get-SPDSCAssemblyVersion Get-SPDscFarmVersionInfo Get-SPDscFarmProductsInfo Get-SPDSCRegistryKey Get-SPDSCServiceContext Get-SPDSCContentService Get-SPDSCUserProfileSubTypeManager Get-SPDSCInstalledProductVersion Invoke-SPDSCCommand Rename-SPDSCParamValue Remove-SPDSCUserToLocalAdmin Resolve-SPDscSecurityIdentifier Test-SPDSCObjectHasProperty Test-SPDSCRunAsCredential Test-SPDSCRunningAsFarmAccount Test-SPDscParameterState Test-SPDSCUserIsLocalAdmin Test-SPDSCIsADUser Set-SPDscObjectPropertyIfValuePresent Remove-SPDSCGenericObject


SPAccessServiceApp SPAlternateUrl SPAntivirusSettings SPAppCatalog SPAppDomain SPAppManagementServiceApp SPBCSServiceApp SPBlobCacheSettings SPCacheAccounts SPConfigWizard SPContentDatabase SPCreateFarm SPDatabaseAAG SPDesignerSettings SPDiagnosticLoggingSettings SPDistributedCacheService SPExcelServiceApp SPFarmAdministrators SPFarmSolution SPFeature SPHealthAnalyzerRuleState SPInstall SPInstallLanguagePack SPInstallPrereqs SPIrmSettings SPJoinFarm SPManagedAccount SPManagedMetaDataServiceApp SPManagedPath SPOfficeOnlineServerBinding SPOutgoingEmailSettings SPPasswordChangeSettings SPPerformancePointServiceApp SPProductUpdate SPPublishServiceApplication SPQuotaTemplate SPRemoteFarmTrust SPSearchContentSource SPSearchCrawlRule SPSearchIndexPartition SPSearchResultSource SPSearchServiceApp SPSearchTopology SPSecureStoreServiceApp SPServiceAppPool SPServiceAppProxyGroup SPServiceAppSecurity SPServiceInstance SPSessionStateService SPShellAdmins SPSite SPStateServiceApp SPSubscriptionSettingsServiceApp SPTimerJobState SPTrustedIdentityTokenIssuer SPUsageApplication SPUserProfileProperty SPUserProfileSection SPUserProfileServiceApp SPUserProfileServiceAppPermissions SPUserProfileSyncConnection SPUserProfileSyncService SPVisioServiceApp SPWeb SPWebAppBlockedFileTypes SPWebAppGeneralSettings SPWebApplication SPWebApplicationAppDomain SPWebAppPermissions SPWebAppPolicy SPWebAppProxyGroup SPWebAppSiteUseAndDeletion SPWebAppThrottlingSettings SPWebAppWorkflowSettings SPWordAutomationServiceApp SPWorkManagementServiceApp


This module has no dependencies.

Release Notes

* Fixed typo on return value in SPServiceAppProxyGroup
* Fixed SPJoinFarm to not write output during successful farm join
* Fixed issue with SPSearchTopology to keep array of strings in the hashtable returned by Get-Target  
* Fixed issue with SPSearchTopology that prevented topology from updating where ServerName was not returned on each component
* Added ProxyName parameter to all service application resources
* Changed SPServiceInstance to look for object type names instead of the display name to ensure consistency with language packs
* Fixed typos in documentation for InstallAccount parameter on most resources
* Fixed a bug where SPQuotaTemplate would not allow warning and limit values to be equal
* New resources: SPConfigWizard, SPProductUpdate and SPPublishServiceApplication
* Updated style of all script in module to align with PowerShell team standards
* Changed parameter ClaimsMappings in SPTrustedIdentityTokenIssuer to consume an array of custom object MSFT_SPClaimTypeMapping
* Changed SPTrustedIdentityTokenIssuer to throw an exception if certificate specified has a private key, since SharePoint doesn't accept it
* Fixed issue with SPTrustedIdentityTokenIssuer to stop if cmdlet New-SPTrustedIdentityTokenIssuer returns null
* Fixed issue with SPTrustedIdentityTokenIssuer to correctly get parameters ClaimProviderName and ProviderSignOutUri
* Fixed issue with SPTrustedIdentityTokenIssuer to effectively remove the SPTrustedAuthenticationProvider from all zones before deleting the SPTrustedIdentityTokenIssuer

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
4.2.1-previe... 1 7/30/2020
4.2.1-previe... 1 7/29/2020
4.2.0 9,434 6/14/2020
4.2.0-previe... 1 6/13/2020
4.1.0 1,409 6/10/2020
4.1.0-previe... 1 6/9/2020
4.1.0-previe... 5 6/2/2020
4.1.0-previe... 8 5/11/2020
4.0.1-previe... 4 5/5/2020
4.0.0 6,736 4/28/2020
4.0.0-previe... 7 4/28/2020
4.0.0-previe... 7 4/28/2020
4.0.0-previe... 10 3/31/2020
4.0.0-previe... 3 3/27/2020
3.9.0-previe... 5 3/19/2020
3.8.0 11,646 2/27/2020
3.8.0-previe... 5 2/25/2020
3.8.0-previe... 7 2/18/2020
3.8.0-previe... 3 2/18/2020
3.8.0-previe... 11 1/24/2020
3.8.0-previe... 3 1/17/2020
3.8.0-previe... 5 1/16/2020 22,968 10/30/2019 15,568 8/12/2019 9,406 6/26/2019 9,089 5/15/2019 16,374 4/3/2019 34,071 2/20/2019 4,157 11/29/2018 1,450 11/12/2018 2,725 10/25/2018 10,032 9/5/2018 10,156 7/25/2018 3,572 6/13/2018 8,033 3/22/2018 2,983 2/8/2018 2,382 12/20/2017 11,828 10/5/2017 7,252 7/12/2017 1,266 5/31/2017 12,655 3/8/2017 1,455 12/14/2016 668 11/2/2016 (current version) 853 9/21/2016 475 8/10/2016 576 6/29/2016 272 6/7/2016
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