xPSDesiredStateConfiguration

5.0.0.0

The xPSDesiredStateConfiguration module is a part of the Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) Resource Kit, which is a collection of DSC Resources produced by the PowerShell Team. This module contains the xDscWebService, xWindowsProcess, xService, xPackage, xArchive, xRemoteFile, xPSEndpoint and xWindowsOptionalFeature resources. Please see the Details
The xPSDesiredStateConfiguration module is a part of the Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) Resource Kit, which is a collection of DSC Resources produced by the PowerShell Team. This module contains the xDscWebService, xWindowsProcess, xService, xPackage, xArchive, xRemoteFile, xPSEndpoint and xWindowsOptionalFeature resources. Please see the Details section for more information on the functionalities provided by these resources.

All of the resources in the DSC Resource Kit are provided AS IS, and are not supported through any Microsoft standard support program or service. The "x" in xPSDesiredStateConfiguration stands for experimental, which means that these resources will be fix forward and monitored by the module owner(s).

Minimum PowerShell version

4.0

Installation Options

Copy and Paste the following command to install this package using PowerShellGet More Info

Install-Module -Name xPSDesiredStateConfiguration -RequiredVersion 5.0.0.0

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Manually download the .nupkg file to your system's default download location. Note that the file won't be unpacked, and won't include any dependencies. Learn More

Author(s)

Microsoft Corporation

Copyright

(c) 2014 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Owners

Tags

DesiredStateConfiguration DSC DSCResourceKit DSCResource

Functions

Publish-DSCModuleAndMof Publish-ModuleToPullServer Publish-MOFToPullServer

DSCResources

xArchive xDSCWebService xEnvironment xFileUpload xGroup xGroupSet xPackage xProcessSet xPSEndpoint xRegistry xRemoteFile xScript xService xServiceSet xUser xWindowsFeature xWindowsFeatureSet xWindowsOptionalFeature xWindowsOptionalFeatureSet xWindowsPackageCab xWindowsProcess

Dependencies

This module has no dependencies.

Release Notes

* xWindowsFeature:
   * Cleaned up resource (PSSA issues, formatting, etc.)
   * Added/Updated Tests and Examples
   * BREAKING CHANGE: Removed the unused Source parameter
   * Updated to a high quality resource
* xDSCWebService:
   * Add DatabasePath property to specify a custom database path and enable multiple pull server instances on one server.
   * Rename UseUpToDateSecuritySettings property to UseSecurityBestPractices.
   * Add DisableSecurityBestPractices property to specify items that are excepted from following best practice security settings.
* xGroup:
   * Fixed PSSA issues
   * Formatting updated as per style guidelines
   * Missing comment-based help added for Get-/Set-/Test-TargetResource
   * Typos fixed in Unit test script
   * Unit test "Get-TargetResource/Should return hashtable with correct values when group has no members" updated to handle the expected empty Members array correctly
   * Added a lot of unit tests
   * Cleaned resource
* xUser:
   * Fixed PSSA/Style violations
   * Added/Updated Tests and Examples
* Added xWindowsPackageCab
* xService:
   * Fixed PSSA/Style violations
   * Updated Tests
   * Added "Ignore" state

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
8.5.0.0 2,172 2/21/2019
8.4.0.0 337,314 7/25/2018
8.3.0.0 2,833,787 6/13/2018
8.2.0.0 2,805,746 4/20/2018
8.1.0.0 92,999 3/22/2018
8.0.0.0 395,806 11/15/2017
7.0.0.0 77,504 8/23/2017
6.4.0.0 41,300 5/9/2017
6.3.0.0 4,476 5/1/2017
6.2.0.0 6,064 4/19/2017
6.1.0.0 22,945 3/8/2017
6.0.0.0 14,476 2/3/2017
5.2.0.0 5,703 1/26/2017
5.1.0.0 6,986 12/17/2016
5.0.0.0 (current version) 18,789 11/2/2016
4.0.0.0 16,865 9/21/2016
3.13.0.0 8,628 8/10/2016
3.12.0.0 5,162 6/30/2016
3.11.0.0 259 6/29/2016
3.10.0.0 5,965 5/18/2016
3.9.0.0 5,235 3/31/2016
3.8.0.0 831 3/19/2016
3.7.0.0 15,971 2/3/2016
3.6.0.0 2,835 12/3/2015
3.5.0.0 3,184 9/11/2015
3.4.0.0 779 7/24/2015
3.3.0.0 364 6/9/2015
3.2.0.0 356 5/2/2015
3.1.3.4 93 4/23/2015
3.0.3.4 745 12/18/2014
3.0.3.3 44 12/1/2014
3.0.3.0 80 11/10/2014
3.0.2.0 190 8/22/2014
3.0.1.0 78 7/22/2014
3.0.0.0 723 6/6/2014
2.0.1 90 5/13/2014
2.0.0.0 113 4/8/2014
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