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Powershell DSC 101 – Part 3 – Implementation

In the two previous posts, I introduced PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) and the kinds of use cases that its suited to. Post #2 covered setup and configuration of the DSC Server and how target nodes retrieve their configuration. This post will now cover the nuts and bolts of the actual Powershell configuration file (script) that defines the Desired State…. Read more »

PowerShell DSC 101 – Getting Started

Authoring, Configuring and deploying PowerShell DSC DSC: Desired State Configuration   In the previous post, I introduced PowerShell DSC at a high level and explained how it works, what it can be used for, and the options for setting up servers.  In this post I’m going to cover the first part of implementation, which includes setting up the environment for… Read more »

PowerShell DSC 101 – What’s it all about?

What is PowerShell DSC, and what can I use it for? DSC: Desired State Configuration DSC is a Powershell technology that enables a set of server’s configuration states to be described in a Powershell configuration object.  Each part of the configuration for a server (or Node) is described using a Powershell DSC Resource.  There are some “built in” resources, such… Read more »