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New Home for In-Box DSC Resources

We have just released a new DSC module called PSDscResources. The aim of this module is to serve as the new home of the in-box PSDesiredStateConfiguration module open-sourced on GitHub. This allows us to accept contributions for the in-box resources from our wonderful DSC community and release these resources more frequently outside of the ...

DSC Resource Kit September Release

We just released the DSC Resource Kit! Since our last release on August 10, we have added 2 brand new modules from the community: Thanks Brian and Daniel for all your hard work! This release includes updates to 14 DSC resource modules, including 15 new DSC resources. In these past 6 weeks, 94 pull requests have been ...

DSC Resource Kit August Release

The DSC Resource Kit has been released! This release includes 14 updated DSC resource modules and 10 new DSC resources. Since the last release on June 29, there have been 126 merged pull requests and 41 closed issues. The modules updated in this release are: For a detailed list of the resource ...

DSC Resource Kit Community Call August 3

We will be hosting a community call for the DSC Resource Kit 1-2PM on Wednesday, August 3 (PDT). Call in to ask questions or give feedback about the DSC Resource Kit! How to Join Skype for Business Join Skype Meeting This is an online meeting for Skype for Business, the professional meetings and communications app formerly known as Lync. ...

Announcing Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.1 Preview

Update 08/08/2016: Removed the note on container support. That is not part of WMF, as it installs on older versions of Server. Today we are pleased to announce that the Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.1 Preview release is now available on the Download Center. WMF provides users with the ability to update previous releases of Windows ...

DSC Resource Kit Community Call

We will be hosting a community call for the DSC Resource Kit 1-3PM on Thursday, June 30 (Pacific Time). Call in to ask questions or give feedback about the DSC Resource Kit! For this call, we will be focusing on the DSC Resource Kit overall as well as the new plans for experimental High Quality Resource Modules (HQRMs). Comments, questions...

DSC Resource Kit – Anniversary Release

We've just updated the DSC Resource Kit to celebrate our 1 year open-source anniversary! The DSC Resource Kit has come a long way in a year. Originally, DSC started with only in-box resources. To make these resources easier to update, some were moved to TechNet's Script Center and became the DSC Resource Kit. Finally in April 2015, the ...

DSC Resource Kit Update

We've just updated the DSC Resource Kit for April! Since our last update in February, there have been 107 merged pull requests with 49 closed issues. Thanks to our wonderful community, the DSC Resource Kit now consists of 279 resources! We have updated 21 DSC modules which include 6 new resources. The updated modules are...

Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.0 RTM packages has been republished

Today, we have republished the Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.0 RTM packages for Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 2008 R2 SP1, Windows 8.1, and Windows 7 SP1 to Microsoft Download Center. These packages replace previously released WMF 5.0 RTM packages and WMF 5.0 Production Preview packages. Important Note: For ...

DSC Resource Kit gets even bigger

In the last couple of weeks we’ve seen lots of activity from our contributors and collaborators across DSC repositories and are excited to announce what’s the biggest update to DSC Resource Kit yet! The total number of merged pull requests exceeded one hundred (105) and 53 issues have been closed. You will find updates in 24 DSC modules, ...

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