Allow users to install the SqlServer module separately - by Mike Fal

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ID 3038141 Comments
Status Resolved Workarounds
Type Suggestion Repros 0
Opened 8/11/2016 12:00:03 PM
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Currently, the only way to install the SqlServer Powershell module is as part of the SQL Server Management Studio 2016 release.
This is problematic for servers (such as SQL Server on Windows Core) where we can not install SQL Server Management Studio 2016. 
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Posted by Microsoft on 4/27/2017 at 10:51 AM
This is now a reality. As of SSMS 17.0, the SqlServer module has been moved out of SSMS.

The module can be installed independently by going to the PowerShell Gallery (the latest release, as of today, is

Posted by Microsoft on 4/4/2017 at 5:37 AM
Sorry for the confusion, folks. I've reactivated this issue to avoid confusion.

I'm going to resolve/close only once this is release to the public... We are getting very close... almost there! Keep your faith a little longer, ok? :)

Posted by Chrissy LeMaire on 4/4/2017 at 5:30 AM
Shawn - the Feature Pack only includes SQLPS, not SqlServer.
Posted by Shawn Crocker on 2/23/2017 at 5:03 AM
Isn't this available as PowerShell.msi from the Feature Pack?