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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Microsoft Corporation


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Package Details



DesiredStateConfiguration DSC DSCResourceKit DSCResource


CertificateExport CertificateImport CertReq PfxImport WaitForCertificateServices


This module has no dependencies.

Release Notes

- Fix example publish to PowerShell Gallery by adding `gallery_api`
 environment variable to `AppVeyor.yml` - fixes [Issue 187](https://github.com/PowerShell/CertificateDsc/issues/187).
- CertificateDsc.Common.psm1
 - Exclude assemblies that set DefinedTypes to null instead of an empty array
   to prevent failures on GetTypes(). This issue occurred with the
   Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage.dll assembly.


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
6.0.0-previe... 84 12/23/2022
5.1.0 5,507,923 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 87,116 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 18,582,062 6/26/2019 11,328 5/15/2019 (current version) 18,353 4/3/2019 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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