How to Digitally sign a Powershell Module

This topic contains 2 replies, has 3 voices, and was last updated by  Matt McNabb 2 years, 4 months ago.

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  • #24875

    Stephen Yeadon
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    How do you digitally sign a powershell module? I have written a number of modules that I now want to deploy. The target machines that I want to deploy to all have the execution policy AllSigned. It is not an option to change this. I have dabbled with digitally signing scripts before but how do I sing a module? Is it just a question of signing each file in the module directory? I have been using this post to help me understand signing scripts but it does not mention modules. [url]http://www.darkoperator.com/blog/2013/3/5/powershell-basics-execution-policy-part-1.html[/url]

  • #24876

    Don Jones
    Keymaster

    Read help_about_signing, and the command you're after is set-authenticodesignature. Script modules get signed like any other script.

  • #24894

    Matt McNabb
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    Stephen

    Just to add to what Don said, you will sign the scripts in the module, not the module itself. Of course, a module can be only one script, but the idea is signing each file.

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