Installation
Installation instructions for PowerShell Universal.

PowerShell Module

You can use the PowerShell Universal PowerShell module to install the Universal server. To install the module, use Install-Module.
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Install-Module Universal
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To install the Universal server, you can use Install-PSUServer.
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Install-PSUServer -LatestVersion
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If you run this command on Windows, a Windows service will be created and started on your machine. If you run this command on Linux, a systemd service will be created and started. If you run this command on Mac OS, the PowerShell Universal server will be downloaded and extracted.

Chocolatey Package (Windows)

Chocolatey packages for PowerShell Universal are usually available within a week of release but will not be available the day of a release.
You can install PowerShell Universal using the Chocolatey package. The package runs the MSI install. It will install Universal as a service and open a web browser after the install.
You can login with the "admin" user and any password.
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choco install powershelluniversal
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ZIP Install

You can also download the ZIP from our Downloads page if you would like to xcopy deploy the files on Windows or Linux.

Windows

You can start Universal by unzipping the contents, unblocking the files and then executing Universal.Server.exe.
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Expand-Archive -Path .\Universal.zip -DestinationPath .\Universal
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Get-ChildItem .\Universal -Recurse | Unblock-File
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Start-Process .\Universal\Universal.Server.exe
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Linux

You can use the following command line on Linux to install and start PowerShell Universal.
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wget https://imsreleases.blob.core.windows.net/universal/production/2.0.0/Universal.linux-x64.2.0.0.zip
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sudo apt install unzip
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unzip Universal.linux-x64.2.0.0.zip -d PSU
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chmod +x ./PSU/Universal.Server
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./PSU/Universal.Server
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Docker

See the Docker page.

MSI Install (Windows)

The MSI install will create a PowerShell Universal service and open the admin console after installation.

IIS Install

Please visit the IIS hosting documentation for information on how to configure PowerShell Universal as an IIS website.

Next Steps

At this point, Universal is up and running. You can navigate to the admin console by visiting http://localhost:5000 by default. The default user name is admin with any password.
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