DSC Tag Archive

Colecting Certificates form an Enterprise CA for use with DSC

DevOps, PowerShell for Admins, Tools

In a domain environment auto enrollment can be used to get create unique certificates for each node that can be used with DSC.  The problem is getting the public cert …...

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5 Tips for Writing DSC Resources in PowerShell 5

DevOps, PowerShell for Developers, Tips and Tricks, Tools

PowerShell 5 brought class based DSC Resources, which majorly simplifies the process of writing custom DSC resources. During my time working on some custom resources, I developed some tips a long the …...

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Desired State Configuration – Beware Of Circular Configurations

PowerShell for Admins

Lately, I’ve been working at converting a lot of my server configuration scripts into DSC configurations.  After all, what better way to learn than by updating your existing methods?  I …...

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DevOps: A Practical Example

PowerShell for Admins

If you look at DevOps as a means of removing hurdles between coders and users, there’s almost no better real-world, practical example than Amazon Elastic Beanstalk. If you’re not familiar …...

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Setting up the PowerShell.org DSC tools from Github

PowerShell for Admins

I have created a short blog series about how to setup the DSC tooling from the PowerShell.org DSC repository. With the mindset of contributing changes.   Test-HomeLab -InputObject ‘The Plan’ Get-Posh-Git...

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Episode 293 – PowerScripting Podcast – MVP Brian Ehlert from Citrix

PowerScripting Podcast

Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Brian Ehlert from Citrix about DSC and XenDesktop   Interview http://blogs.citrix.com/author/brianeh/ http://itproctology.blogspot.com/...

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Episode 290 – PowerScripting Podcast – Jeffrey Snover and John Slack on PowerShell 5.0 (Technical Preview)

PowerScripting Podcast

Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Jeffrey Snover and John Slack from Microsoft Interview https://www.powershellgallery.com/ Jo Ann Snover’s beautiful pictures from Turks &...

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Episode 289 – PowerScripting Podcast – Mike Hendrickson and Jason Walker from Microsoft on Configuring Exchange With DSC

PowerScripting Podcast

Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Mike Hendrickson and Jason Walker from Microsoft about their DSC resources for Exchange News Mike’s book: new 4th …...

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Episode 288 – PowerScripting Podcast – Hal and Jon talk about Splunk and DSC troubleshooting

PowerScripting Podcast

Listen: In This Episode Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, Hal and Jon talk about Splunk and troubleshooting DSC Links <migreene> http://aka.ms/dscmp <alevyinroc> here’s my screen....

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The current and future state of the Windows Management Framework

PowerShell for Admins

At the 2nd of October, Lee Holmes gave a presentation about the current and future state of the Windows Management Framework (WMF) during the Dutch PowerShell User Group (DuPSUG) at the Microsoft headquarters...

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