This is the built-in help made by Microsoft for the command 'Stop-DscConfiguration', in PowerShell version 5 - as retrieved from
Windows version 'Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard' PowerShell help files on 2016-06-23.
For PowerShell version 3 and up, where you have Update-Help, this command was run just before creating the web pages from the help files.
Stops a running configuration.
Stop-DscConfiguration [-AsJob] [-CimSession [<CimSession>]] [-Force] [-ThrottleLimit [<Int32>]] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]
The Stop-DscConfiguration cmdlet stops a configuration job that is currently running. Specify which computers this cmdlet applies to by using Common Information Model (CIM)
sessions. If there is no configuration job running, this cmdlet returns a warning message.
This cmdlet is available only as part of the November 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2
(http://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3000850) from the Microsoft Support library. Before you use this cmdlet, review the information in What's New in Windows PowerShell
(http://technet.microsoft.com/library/hh857339.aspx) in the TechNet library.
Note that this cmdlet does not support the Confirm parameter.
Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration Overview
Example 1: Stop a configuration job
PS C:\>$Session = New-CimSession -ComputerName "Server01" -Credential ACCOUNTS\PattiFuller
PS C:\> Stop-DscConfiguration -CimSession $Session
The first command creates a CIM session by using the New-CimSession cmdlet, and then stores the CimSession object in the $Session variable. The command prompts you for a
password. For more information, type Get-Help New-CimSession.
The second command stops a currently running configuration job on the computer identified by the CimSession object stored in $Session.