DSC experimental resources with no Internet access

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    Bill Farrell
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    Our servers do not have Internet access, so I am looking for a way that I can take advantage of the eXperimental resources. Is there some way to download the resources and content to a workstation that has Internet access, and copy the files to the servers that do not have Internet access?

    #38217
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    Dave Wyatt
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    Yep, they're just PowerShell modules. You can download and copy them however you like. (Onto a DSC pull server, for example.)

    #38218
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    Arie H
    Participant

    Hi Bill,

    https://github.com/PowerShell/DscResources
    (Edit: Make sure youre on the Master branch before downloading it)

    Other way is get a pC with internet and go to powershell gallery

    http://www.powershellgallery.com/items?q=xDSC

    Install them on that pc and then just copy the modules folder to the non-internet connected network.

    #38221
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    Don Jones
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    I'd avoid getting directly from GitHub, as that't the developer branch, and may not be exactly what's in the Gallery. Dave's suggestion of downloading from another workstation and then simply file-copying would work.

    #38222
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    Justin King
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    If you guys have "Taken the plunge" to WMF5 you can setup a shared folder as a module repository as well without having to setup a complete pull server environment. It's a nice way to not have to manually copy things all over the place while still using "push" configuration and not commit to a pull server.

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