PowerShell Scripts for CodeNotary vcn watch a defined directory on your system and notarizes files that are stored here using your [CodeNotary.io account ](https://dashboard.codenotary.io/auth/signup


Please install the latest version the CodeNotary vcn CLI. It can be downloaded from GitHub vcn repository or directly from the dashboard https://dashboard.codenotary.io/download.


Download and configure the PowerShell Scripts

The following .ps files can be downloaded from the PowerShell Scripts for CodeNotary repository


Make sure to download the vcn binary as well: CodeNotary vcn cli

You only need to change the variables in the beginning of the script according to your environment:

  • $vcnpath
  • $watcher.Path
  • $watcher.IncludeSubdirectories

run the script fully automated

If you want to fully automated, please set the following environment variables:


You can learn more about that here: CodeNotary vcn environment


extension of vcn-folder-watch.ps to support a simple trust workflow, when files are created or moved into the specific folder. Only the last notarization action counts.

  • All newly created files in C:\CodeNotary\Production will be trusted
  • All newly created files in C:\CodeNotary\Old will be untrusted
  • All newly created files in C:\CodeNotary\Unwanted will be unsupported


Get-Function to authenticate an existing file with CodeNotary.io and return the result as json

Load the function in your PowerShell session

. .\function-Get-CNAuthenticate.ps1

Authenticate file

get-item .\codenotary-watcher.ps1 | Get-CNAuthenticate

Check verification status

Get-CNAuthenticate -Path .\codenotary-watcher.ps1 | select -ExpandProperty verification