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Patterns for Implementing a DSC Pull Server Environment

Tips and Tricks

My Patterns for Implementing a DSC Pull Server Environment talk from the PowerShell Summit is now online. Enjoy!...

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Building Scalable Configurations With DSC

Tips and Tricks

My Building Scalable Configurations with DSC talk from the PowerShell Summit is now online. Enjoy!...

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Life and Times of a DSC Resource

Tips and Tricks

My Life and Times of a DSC Resource talk from the PowerShell Summit is now online. Enjoy!  ...

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Going Deeper on DSC Resources

Tips and Tricks

Desired State Configuration is a very new technology and declarative configuration management is a very young space yet.  We (Microsoft and the community) are still figuring out the best structure …...

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Building Desired State Configuration Custom Resources

PowerShell for Admins, Tutorials

Now that we’ve suitably rested, let’s get back to working with Desired State Configuration.  Now, there are some basic features to work with that ship by default and the PowerShell …...

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Configuring a Desired State Configuration Client

PowerShell for Admins, Tutorials

Once we have our pull server in place and we’re starting to create configurations, we need to set up our client nodes to be able to connect to the pull …...

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Desired State Configuration – General Availability Changes

Tips and Tricks

PowerShell DSC, along with Windows Server 2012 R2 has reached General Availability!  Yay! However, there is (at least one so far) breaking change in Desired State Configuration (DSC). Fortunately, the change...

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Building a Desired State Configuration Configuration – Part 2

PowerShell for Admins, Tutorials

Ok, let’s get back to creating a DSC configuration.  If you haven’t read the last post in this series, go back and do that now, I’ll wait.  Now with that …...

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Building a Desired State Configuration Configuration

PowerShell for Admins

Now that’s a title!  We’ve worked through my reasoning as to why I want Desired State Configuration (DSC) and how to build a pull server.  Today and in the next …...

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Building a Desired State Configuration Pull Server

PowerShell for Admins, Tutorials

Quick recap, I’m working through a series of posts about the Desired State Configuration infrastructure that I’m building at Stack Exchange, including some how-to’s. The High Points Overview...

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