Sydney Smith

PM, PowerShell

PM on the PowerShell team at Microsoft.

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New release of PowerShell Preview for Visual Studio Code!

An updated version of our PowerShell Preview extension is now available on the Visual Studio Code marketplace. This update represents a complete overhaul of the core PowerShell engine of PowerShell Editor services, with the intention of create a more reliable and stable user experience. This release represents over a year's work, tracked in ...

SecretManagement and SecretStore are Generally Available

We are excited to announce two modules are now generally available on the PowerShell Gallery: To install the modules, open any PowerShell console and run: Introducing SecretManagement The SecretManagement module helps users manage secrets by providing a common set of cmdlets to interface with secrets across vaults. ...

SecretStore Release Candidate 3

The SecretStore release candidate 3 (RC3) module is now available on the PowerShell Gallery. This contains an exciting new feature which allows users to non-interactively create, and configure a SecretStore. This feature was added to support CI systems and other automated scenarios. SecretStore is an extension vault module, for PowerShell ...

SecretManagement and SecretStore Release Candidate 2

The SecretManagement and SecretStore release candidate 2 (RC2) modules are now available on the PowerShell Gallery. These releases contain an exciting new feature which allows users to provide non-sensitive metadata for secrets (note: this feature may not be available for all extension vaults). For more context on these modules check out ...

PowerShell for Visual Studio Code Updates – February 2021

  We are excited to announce that updates to our PowerShell extension and PowerShell Preview extension are now available on the Visual Studio Code marketplace. This blog will explain what is new in these releases as well as what you can expect from the extension in the coming months. What's new in the PowerShell Extension release...

SecretManagement and SecretStore Release Candidates

The SecretManagement and SecretStore release candidate (RC) modules are now available on the PowerShell Gallery. The SecretManagement module helps users manage secrets by providing a common set of cmdlets to interface with secrets across vaults. This module supports an extensible model where local and remote vaults can be registered and ...

Incident Report – PowerShell Gallery Downtime October 30, 2020

  The PowerShell gallery experienced downtime on October 30th 2020. This report will give context as to what caused the downtime, what actions were taken to mitigate the issue, and what steps we are taking to improve the PowerShell gallery experience moving forward. Downtime Impact The downtime was declared at 2020-10-30 03:29 PDT, ...

SecretManagement preview 6 and SecretStore preview 4

Two updated preview releases are now available on the PowerShell Gallery: For more information on these modules check out these previous blog posts: Before installing these modules, please uninstall the current preview versions of the modules and restart your PowerShell session. To install these updates run the...

SecretManagement and SecretStore Updates

Two updated preview releases are now available on the PowerShell Gallery: Before installing these modules please uninstall the current preview versions of the modules and restart your PowerShell session. To install these updates run the following commands: SecretManagement Preview 5 Updates This update to ...

SecretManagement and SecretStore Updates

Two updated preview releases are now available on the PowerShell Gallery: Please note that these preview releases contain breaking changes. This version of SecretStore is incompatible with previous versions because the configuration format has changed. The previous file store cannot be read by the new version and you will need to ...

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