This module includes DSC resources that simplify administration of certificates on a Windows Server

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See the version list below for details.

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Package Details



DesiredStateConfiguration DSC DSCResourceKit DSCResource


CertificateExport CertificateImport CertReq PfxImport WaitForCertificateServices


This module has no dependencies.

Release Notes

- Minor style corrections from PR for
 [Issue 161](https://github.com/PowerShell/CertificateDsc/issues/161)
that were missed.
- Opt-in to Example publishing to PowerShell Gallery - fixes
 [Issue 177](https://github.com/PowerShell/CertificateDsc/issues/177).
- Changed Test-CertificateAuthority to return the template name if it finds the
 display name of the template in the certificate -fixes
 [Issue 147](https://github.com/PowerShell/CertificateDsc/issues/147).


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
6.0.0-previe... 90 12/23/2022
5.1.0 5,525,352 2/26/2021
5.1.0-previe... 39 2/23/2021
5.1.0-previe... 44 2/19/2021
5.0.1-previe... 43 2/11/2021
5.0.1-previe... 51 12/31/2020
5.0.0 87,193 10/16/2020
5.0.0-previe... 40 8/30/2020
5.0.0-previe... 82 7/5/2020
5.0.0-previe... 66 5/22/2020
5.0.0-previe... 40 5/17/2020
5.0.0-previe... 66 4/1/2020 18,582,065 6/26/2019 11,328 5/15/2019 18,353 4/3/2019 (current version) 36,083 2/20/2019 2,510 1/10/2019 6,565 9/5/2018 14,150 6/13/2018 122,728 5/3/2018
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