I have tried installing a script from PSGallery using multiple "tricks" to get around the Windows Security (that prevents accessing the default PS folder), as by default, it results in:

PackageManagement\Install-Package : Administrator rights are required to install or update.
Log on to the computer with an account that has Administrator rights, and then try again, 
or install by adding "-Scope CurrentUser" to your command. 
You can also try running the Windows PowerShell session with elevated rights (Run as Administrator).

After all attempts, when I got the module saved to a folder Sitecore user has access to (using the Save-Module command), and ran Import-Module -FullyQualifiedName '<path>' it resulted in Import-Module : The current provider (Sitecore) cannot open a file. referring to the .psd1 file in the module folder.

I used many articles in the process, but this one seemed the most useful. Also, the answer there, while not providing a solution (because the last part doesn't work), gives hope.

I also couldn't find any mentions of the ability to install modules in the SPE docs, nor a denial.

When asking this question here, I'm expecting to receive:

  1. A confirmation that the Install/Import-Module feature isn't supported.
  2. A solution to get around the The current provider (Sitecore) cannot open a file. error.
  3. Another solution to install the module.

P.S. No, unfortunately, I don't have the option to grant Windows Admin rights to users

Looking forward to your replies. Thanks in advance!


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