In SQL Server Management Studio 17.0 the PowerShell module was moved into the PowerShell gallery.
This means that you may see the following:
When you go to https://www.powershellgallery.com/ you currently see:
I don’t know about you, but it suddenly seems that a simple tweak to SSMS has become a headache for DBAs.
Performing a search gives 4 results and it looks like the matteot_msft is the correct one. Having company package under a users name doesn’t sound like a good idea to me, possibly this should be a team account?
So how do you download it?
lol mind blown, KISS appears to have gone out the window :)
If you’ve made it this far and have an internet connection the supplied method is: Inspect
Save-Module -Name SqlServer -Path
Install-Module -Name SqlServer
Lets give it a try:
It’s now requesting NuGet provider version ‘18.104.22.168’ or newer
Once completed you’ll see the folder and files
For the next step, I received the following message which requested for -Force to be used:
Once completed, the SSMS error message no longer occurs