Chaining DSC scripts together

This topic contains 2 replies, has 2 voices, and was last updated by  Ciaran.Kelly 10 months, 3 weeks ago.

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  • #62908

    Ciaran.Kelly
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    Hi!
    I have 9 seperate DSC scripts to configure a member Server. They do various things like installing windows features, copying files, installing Sql Mgmt Tools, creating and starting services. I'd be grateful to get opinions on how I chain these scripts together – is there something like a "DependsOn" function which you can link to other scripts? Or should I combine them all into one ginormous script?

    thx
    Ciaran

  • #62911

    Don Jones
    Keymaster

    That's a bigger question than you might think ;). I did an entire chapter in The DSC Book on that, in fact.

    There's no DependsOn like that, no. You can dot source. You can make composite resources. You can use partials. There's a lot of design stuff to consider either way.

    • #62934

      Ciaran.Kelly
      Participant

      Yep – after some reading about my options, I'm beginning to realize theres going to be some work ahead of me. I think I can solve this using composite Resources. I just need to find the time and a quiet room to go figure it out.

      thanks 🙂

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