Update-help question

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  • #30195
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    Donna Waddell

    Sorry if this is a repeat question but I am trying to figure out why I am getting this error message when I try to update help. I am new to this and even my "instructor" can't help with my error message. I would any assistance with this. Thanks.
    update-help : Failed to update Help for the module(s) 'PSDesiredStateConfiguration' with UI
    culture(s) {en-US} : Unable to retrieve the HelpInfo XML file for UI culture en-US. Make
    sure the HelpInfoUri property in the module manifest is valid or check your network
    connection and then try the command again.
    At line:1 char:1
    + update-help
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo : ResourceUnavailable: (:) [Update-Help], Exception
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : UnableToRetrieveHelpInfoXml,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.Upda

    Here is my version info:

    PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> $PSVersionTable

    Name Value
    —- —–
    PSVersion 5.0.10240.16384
    WSManStackVersion 3.0
    CLRVersion 4.0.30319.42000
    BuildVersion 10.0.10240.16384
    PSCompatibleVersions {1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0...}
    PSRemotingProtocolVersion 2.3

    I am running Windows 10 with the latest updates!

    Is there anything that I could try to correct this or is this a known issue?

  • #30197
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    Richard Siddaway

    My suspicion is that the help for that module isn't available yet. DSC is still a work in progress and there may well be changes when Server 2016 ships

    I personally expect the help file at that time

  • #30240
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    Donna Waddell

    Thank you! I really appreciate your response!

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