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April 19, 2017 at 8:04 pm #69010ParticipantPoints: 1Rank: Member
Using Window2012 R2 Powershell 5.0 – Push Server
Attempting to Copy a file to a Server using DSC the target nose is Powershell 4.0
Would like to eventually use Powershell DSC to upgrade from 4.0 to 5.0 on a number of targets
Thought I would try some simple first
Here is the code:
[String]$Computername = 'Localhost'
Import-DscResource -ModuleName 'PSDesiredStateConfiguration'
ConfigurationModeFrequencyMins = 15
ConfigurationMode = "ApplyAndAutoCorrect"
RefreshMode = "Push"
RebootNodeIfNeeded = $false
AllowModuleOverwrite = $true
Ensure = 'Present'
SourcePath = '\\SomeServerName\d$\Data\Powershell5.0\Win8.1AndW2K12R2-KB3134758-x64.msu'
DestinationPath = 'C:\SomeDirectory'
Type = 'Directory'
Recurse = $true
Here is the MOF file created:
instance of MSFT_FileDirectoryConfiguration as $MSFT_FileDirectoryConfiguration1ref
ResourceID = "[File]MonitoringInstallationFiles";
Type = "Directory";
Ensure = "Present";
DestinationPath = "C:\\SomeFolder";
ModuleName = "PSDesiredStateConfiguration";
SourceInfo = "C:\\Users\\MyLoginName\\DSC-CopyKB.ps1::22::9::File";
Recurse = True;
SourcePath = "\\\\PushServer\\d$\\Data\\Powershell5.0\\Win8.1AndW2K12R2-KB3134758-x64.msu";
ModuleVersion = "1.0";
instance of OMI_ConfigurationDocument
GenerationHost=" PushServer ";
I have removed the lines as stated by Mike F Robbins article
ConfigurationName = "CopyKB";
MinimumCompatibleVersion = "1.0.0";
I still get the error:
Undefined property ActionAfterReboot
At line:20, char:2
Could not retrieve the Local Configuration Manager settings.
+ CategoryInfo : SyntaxError: (root/Microsoft/...gurationManager:String) , CimException
+ FullyQualifiedErrorId : MiClientApiError_Failed
April 24, 2017 at 1:49 pm #69382KeymasterPoints: 1,811Rank: Community Hero
I'm not sure DSC makes a great software distribution tool – there are certainly other, better ways to distribute installers. But in your case, it appears that something's putting the CIM repo into an odd state. I've not run into that.
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