Parameter Attribute DataType Description Allowed Values
Name Key String The name of the Device Configuration Policy.
Ensure Write String Specify if this policy should exist or not. Present, Absent
Comment Write String The Comment parameter specifies an optional comment.
Enabled Write Boolean The Enabled parameter specifies whether the policy is enabled.
Credential Write PSCredential Credentials of Security and Compliance Center Admin
ApplicationId Write String Id of the Azure Active Directory application to authenticate with.
TenantId Write String Id of the Azure Active Directory tenant used for authentication.
CertificateThumbprint Write String Thumbprint of the Azure Active Directory application's authentication certificate to use for authentication.
CertificatePassword Write PSCredential Username can be made up to anything but password will be used for CertificatePassword
CertificatePath Write String Path to certificate used in service principal usually a PFX file.
AccessTokens Write StringArray[] Access token used for authentication.


This resource configures a Device Configuration Policy in Security and Compliance.


Microsoft Graph

To authenticate with the Microsoft Graph API, this resource required the following permissions:

Delegated permissions

  • Read

    • None
  • Update

    • None

Application permissions

  • Read

    • None
  • Update

    • None


Example 1

This example is used to test new resources and showcase the usage of new resources being worked on. It is not meant to use as a production baseline.

Configuration Example
        [Parameter(Mandatory = $true)]
    Import-DscResource -ModuleName Microsoft365DSC

    node localhost
        SCDeviceConfigurationPolicy 'ConfigureDeviceConfigurationPolicy'
            Name                 = "Human Resources"
            Comment              = "Device Configuration Policy for Human Resources department"
            Enabled              = $True
            Ensure               = "Present"
            Credential           = $Credscredential