Module to help in reading details from DSC events

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See the version list below for details.

Installation Options

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Install-Module -Name xDscDiagnostics -RequiredVersion

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Install-PSResource -Name xDscDiagnostics -Version

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Package Details



DesiredStateConfiguration DSC DSCResourceKit


Trace-xDscOperation Get-xDscOperation Update-xDscEventLogStatus


This module has no dependencies.

Release Notes

* Renamed Get-xDscDiagnosticsZip to New-xDscDiagnosticsZip CmdLet and aliased to Get-xDscDiagnosticsZip to prevent breaks
* Added the following datapoint to New-xDscDiagnosticsZip:
   * Collected local machine cert thumbprints
   * Collected installed DSC resource version and path information
   * Collected System event log
* Added more detailed tests for New-xDscDiagnosticsZip
* Added Unprotect-xDscConfigurtion to decrypt current, pending or previous mofs


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
2.8.0 206,252 5/1/2020
2.8.0-previe... 27 5/1/2020 139,723 6/13/2018 33,824 12/14/2016 1,455 9/21/2016 772 8/10/2016 (current version) 953 5/18/2016 566 3/31/2016 498 2/3/2016
2.0 1,208 6/6/2014
1.0.1 61 5/13/2014
1.0 54 4/8/2014
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