Installation instructions for PowerShell Universal.
You can use the PowerShell Universal PowerShell module to install the Universal server. To install the module, use
To install the Universal server, you can use
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 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.
choco install powershelluniversal
You can also download the ZIP from our Downloads page if you would like to xcopy deploy the files on Windows or Linux.
You can start Universal by unzipping the contents, unblocking the files and then executing
Expand-Archive -Path .\Universal.zip -DestinationPath .\Universal
Get-ChildItem .\Universal -Recurse | Unblock-File
You can use the following command line on Linux to install and start PowerShell Universal.
sudo apt install unzip
unzip Universal.linux-x18.104.22.168.zip -d PSU
chmod +x ./PSU/Universal.Server
The MSI install will create a PowerShell Universal service. By default, PowerShell Universal will be listening on port 5000. You will be able to navigate to
http://localhost:5000and login with
adminand any password.
Please visit the IIS hosting documentation for information on how to configure PowerShell Universal as an IIS website.
At this point, Universal is up and running. You can navigate to the admin console by visiting
http://localhost:5000by default. The default user name is admin with any password.