Release history for the Azure DSC Extension

Last August we introduced the Azure Desired State Configuration (DSC) Extension, which can be used to upload and apply a DSC configuration on an Azure VM. We will use this blog post to keep a history of the different releases with short descriptions of the changes introduced in each release. We will update this post as we release new updates to the extension. Version 1.5 Release date: 11/20/2014 OS support: Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012 Remarks: This version installs the Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview November 2014. New features: Uses the latest WMF 5.0 Preview, with added support for Windows Server 2012. Improvements downloading large *.ZIP packages Bug fixes Version 1.4 Release date: 10/23/2014 OS support: Windows Server 2012 R2 Remarks: This version installs the Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview September 2014. New features: Integration with the Azure portal. See our blog post for more info. Bug fixes Version 1.3 Release date: 10/13/2014 OS support: Windows Server 2012 R2 Remarks: This version installs the Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview September 2014. New features: Improvements on status reporting Bug fixes Version 1.2 Release date: 10/7/2014 OS support: Windows Server 2012 R2 Remarks: This version installs the Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview September 2014. New features: Invokes Start-DscConfiguration with the –Force option Improvements around reboot scenarios Bug fixes Version 1.1 Release date: 9/8/2014 OS support: Windows Server 2012 R2 Remarks: This version installs the Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview September 2014. New features: Support for configuration arguments of type PSCredential. See our blog post for more info. Update to Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview September 2014. Version 1.0 Release date: 8/1/2014 OS support: Windows Server 2012 R2 Remarks: This version installs the Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview May 2014. New features: Please see our initial blog post for more information.

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