Creating an internal PowerShell repository

Public galleries such as PSGallery are great sources of interesting and useful modules. You can also create your own PowerShell repository for either personal or corporate use.

There are several ways to set up an internal repository, for example using a third-party tool such as ProGet from Inedo (see for details on ProGet). The simplest way is to set up an SMB file share and use the Register-PSRepository command to set up the repository. Once set up, you can use the Publish-Module command to upload modules to your new repository and then use the repository to distribute organizational modules.

Getting ready

This recipe runs on the SRV1 server.

How to do it...

  1. Create the repository folder: ...

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