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Install PowerShell SDK using Microsoft Installer Package - MSI

The Pure Storage PowerShell SDK can be installed from the  Pure Storage Connect GitHub repository using the standalone installation package. Using the downloadable installation package is provided for those companies that may have firewall or security restrictions that cannot access the PowerShell Gallery.

The steps below should be followed to use the MSI package as your installation method.

StepsEdit section

  1. Visit Pure Storage Connect > PowerShell SDK repository to download the installation package. This has been digitally signed by Pure Storage.
  2. Once downloaded double-click on the PurePowerShellSDKInstaller.msi to start the process. Upon starting the PurePowerShellSDKInstall.msi the User Account Control will prompt asking for permission to install. The MSI package is digitally signed by Pure Storage, Inc.

  1. Once the downloaded MSI has started the Welcome step will be shown first. Click Next.

  1. Next is to accept the end-user license agreement and click Next.

  1. The default Destination Folder is provided and allows you to change the installation location if desired. Click Next to continue.

  1. Now the Pure Storage PowerShell SDK is ready to install, click Install to continue.

  1. The installation takes but a moment to complete. Once completed the final step is shown and provides the ability to view the Release Notes. Click Finish to complete the setup.

  1. If the default destination folder was used the PureStoragePowerShellSDK can be found under C:\Program Files\Pure Storage\PowerShell\Module\PureStoragePowerShellSDK as shown below.

  1. To check the installation from Windows PowerShell, start a new PowerShell session and use the Get-Module -ListAvailable to see all the available modules. Optionally the -Name *PureStorage* filter can be used to retrieve just the Pure Storage modules.
PS C:\> Get-Module -ListAvailable -Name *PureStorage*
    Directory: C:\Program Files\Pure Storage\PowerShell\Modules
ModuleType Version    Name                                ExportedCommands
---------- -------    ----                                ----------------
Binary     1.6.6.0    PureStoragePowerShellSDK            {Disable-PfaAlert, Enable-PfaAlert, Get-PfaAlert, Get-PfaA...
  1. Once the installation has been completed it can be viewed from the Control Panel under Programs and Features. In the upper right hand corner enter Pure Storage to filter the programs. The Pure Storage PowerShell SDK is shown with the product versions, help link, size and comments.

Be sure to use the Uninstall option of the Programs and Features to remove the PowerShell SDK. Do not delete the folder directly.