Tag: Desired State Configuration

DSC Without the Configuration: Using Invoke-DscResource

Prior to Windows Management Framework (WMF) v5, people that wanted to use Desired State Configuration (DSC) in PowerShell to apply configurations to their machines were forced to go through the same procedure if they wanted to provision an entire server or just install a single Windows feature.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

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How to Build DSC Resources from Existing Infrastructure

SharePoint farm configurations are notoriously difficult in not only documenting accurately but also migrating those configurations to a new SharePoint farm. Did you know you can use PowerShell DSC (Desired State Configuration) and a community PowerShell module to make it easier? Read on!

Jeff Christman Avatar Jeff Christman

3 min. read

Creating a Jenkins JNLP Scheduled Task with DSC

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Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

3 min. read

My Initial Impressions of Desired State Configuration (DSC)

I've heard of DSC and have very briefly read up on it previously but this is the first time I ever let myself just digest the topic and play with it a little bit. I thought a non-technical, review blog post might help others brand new to DSC. I'm not going to go into what DSC is and what it does. �There's plenty of content already out there for that. I am, however, going to give you my own interpretation of the technology and how I see this going in the near future.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

2 min. read

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