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How do I solve Write-Host failures in DSC?

Q. I have a PowerShell script that uses Write-Host but it causes it to fail in certain scenarios including using DSC, what can I do?

A. The easiest way to handle scripts that call Write-Host is to replace the Write-Host with Write-Verbose. A very way to solve this outside of changing the actual script/module is to create an alias which changes Write-Host to Write-Verbose! For example:

New-Alias Write-Host Write-Verbose

 

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