Next Community Call 2022-09-07

Next call will be on Wednesday, September 7th, at 12 PM PST

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Conference ID: 503 431 76#


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Community Presentation

  • Gael Colas will try to present something.

Quick update on activity

DSC resource modules that have been released recently

  • Releases
    • xHyper-V v3.18.0 (deprecated - move to HyperVDsc)
    • xWebAdministration v3.3.0 (deprecated - move to WebAdministrationDsc)
    • NetworkingDsc v9.0.0
    • xFailOverCluster v1.16.1 (deprecated - move to FailoverClusterDsc)
    • FailoverClusterDsc v2.1.0
    • SChannelDsc v1.4.0
    • SharePointDsc v5.2.0
    • xDhcpServer v3.1.0
    • ActiveDirectoryDsc v6.2.0
    • xRemoteDesktopSessionHost v2.1.0
    • SqlServerDsc v16.0.0 (now using Pester 5 in the pipeline, and also a few class-based resources)
  • Preview releases
    • UpdateServicesDsc v1.3.0-preview0002
    • HyperVDsc v4.0.0-preview0004
    • FailoverClusterDsc v2.0.1-preview0003
    • ComputerManagementDsc v8.6.0-preview0002
    • ActiveDirectoryDsc v6.3.0-preview0002
    • xExchange v1.33.1-preview0001
    • JeaDsc v4.0.0-preview0003
    • ConfigMgrCBDsc v3.0.1-preview0001
    • FailoverClusterDsc v2.1.1-preview0001

Tooling modules that have been released recently

  • Releases
    • Sampler v0.115.0 (First full release in a while)
      • New tasks for creating git tag, and creating changelog branch
    • Sampler.AzureDevOpsTasks v0.1.1
      • Task for creating a PR from a source branch (for Azure Repos)
    • DscResource.DocGenerator v0.11.1
      • Various bug fixes, and most notable it is now possible to use property BuiltModuleSubdirectory with the Sampler pipeline (it was the last one that needed to be fixed).
    • DscResource.Test v0.16.1
      • Fix so that if Pester 5 testing fails on discovery, pipeline fails.
    • DscResource.Common v0.11.1
  • Preview releases
    • Sampler v0.116.0-preview0003
    • Sampler.GitHubTasks v0.3.5-preview0002
    • Sampler.DscPipeline v0.2.0-preview0002
    • DscResource.Test v0.16.2-preview0001

Community questions

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Next Community Call

Next community call is on the 4th of May. Suggestions for talks are welcomed, we have Call for speakers open.