PowerShell Core now available as a Snap package

The goal of PowerShell Core is to be the ubiquitous language for managing your assets in the hybrid cloud. That’s why we’ve worked to make it available on many operating systems, architectures, and flavors of Linux, macOS, and Windows as possible. Today, we’re happy to announce an addition to our support matrix: PowerShell Core is… Read more

PowerShell Script Analyzer 1.17.1 Released!

Summary: A new version of PSScriptAnalyzer is now available with many new features, rules, fixes and improvements. You might remember me from my previous cross-platform remoting blog post, but just to introduce myself: I am Christoph Bergmeister, a full stack .Net developer in the London area and since the start of this year I am now also an… Read more

DSC Resource Kit Release May 2018

We just released the DSC Resource Kit! This release includes updates to 12 DSC resource modules. In these past 6 weeks, 52 pull requests have been merged and 63 issues have been closed, all thanks to our amazing community! The modules updated in this release are: ActiveDirectoryCSDsc (previously xAdcsDeployment) CertificateDsc (previously xCertificate) ComputerManagementDsc (previously xComputerManagement)… Read more

Windows Pull Server Planning Update – April 2018

In the next Current Branch release of Windows Server a new feature will be released to provide support for SQL Server as the database platform to support Windows Pull Server for DSC. This capability will open new scenarios: High availability The SQL ecosystem of reporting and analysis tools If you are a member of Windows… Read more

DSC Resource Kit Release March 2018

We just released the DSC Resource Kit! This release includes updates to 7 DSC resource modules. In these past 6 weeks, 43 pull requests have been merged and 37 issues have been closed, all thanks to our amazing community! The modules updated in this release are: SharePointDsc SqlServerDsc xActiveDirectory xComputerManagement xFailOverCluster xNetworking xPSDesiredStateConfiguration For a… Read more

DSC Resource Kit Release February 2018

We just released the DSC Resource Kit! This release includes updates to 12 DSC resource modules. In these past 7 weeks, 83 pull requests have been merged and 70 issues have been closed, all thanks to our amazing community! The modules updated in this release are: OfficeOnlineServerDsc SharePointDsc SqlServerDsc StorageDsc (previously xStorage) xActiveDirectory xCertificate xComputerManagement… Read more

Desired State Configuration (DSC) Planning Update – January 2018

In September 2017 we communicated some of our plans for PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC). Over the past few months, we have been executing on these plans and collecting feedback from customers and partners. The intent of this blog is to provide an update on the plans we shared back in September. I will have… Read more

PowerShell Core 6.1 Roadmap

The release of PowerShell Core 6.0 is only the beginning and we are already thinking about the next leg of our journey. Most of the effort of the team with PowerShell Core 6.0 was in these areas: Learning how to work in an Open Source project (and we are still learning) Complete the port of PowerShell to… Read more

PowerShell Core 6.0: Generally Available (GA) and Supported!

PowerShell Core 6.0 is a new edition of PowerShell that is cross-platform (Windows, macOS, and Linux), open-source, and built for heterogeneous environments and the hybrid cloud. First and foremost, thank you to all of our amazing community, especially our open-source contributors (the most recent of which you can find on our community dashboard at https://aka.ms/PSGitHubBI)… Read more