Enable-​Dsc​Debug

Starts debugging of all DSC resources.

Syntax

Enable-DscDebug
      [-AsJob]
      [-BreakAll]
      [-CimSession <CimSession[]>]
      [-Confirm]
      [-ThrottleLimit <Int32>]
      [-WhatIf]
      [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Enable-DscDebug cmdlet enables Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) resource debugging by the DSC engine, which is also known as the Local Configuration Manager (LCM). By default, all resource instances break into the debugger.

Examples

Example 1: Start debugging

PS C:\> Enable-DscDebug -BreakAll

This command indicates to the DSC engine or LCM to start resource debugging. The next time the configuration is run, the process enters the debugger.

Example 2: Start remote debugging

PS C:\> Enable-DscDebug -BreakAll -CimSession DeploymentServer

This command indicates to the DSC engine of the remote computer to start resource debugging.

Optional Parameters

-AsJob

Indicates that this cmdlet runs the command as a background job.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-BreakAll

Indicates that all resources enter the debugger when a configuration runs.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-CimSession

Runs the cmdlet in a remote session or on a remote computer. Enter a computer name or a session object, such as the output of a New-CimSessionhttp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=227967 or Get-CimSessionhttp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=227966 cmdlet. The default is the current session on the local computer.

Type:CimSession[]
Aliases:Session
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:cf
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-ThrottleLimit

Specifies the maximum number of concurrent operations that can be established to run the cmdlet. If this parameter is omitted or a value of 0 is entered, then Windows PowerShell® calculates an optimum throttle limit for the cmdlet based on the number of CIM cmdlets that are running on the computer. The throttle limit applies only to the current cmdlet, not to the session or to the computer.

Type:Int32
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-WhatIf

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:wi
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False