In the final part of this two-part article, Russell shows you how to install Puppet 5 on Red Hat Linux.
While other commercial products may be more robust, there are a few different ways Desired State Configuration can be used for software deployment.
Learn the necessary steps to convert a script resource into a custom resource module.
Learn how to use Pester to test a Desired State Configuration to ensure that servers are configured exactly the way you want them.
DSC configurations require logical thinking through the steps necessary to make changes to a server’s configuration. Learn my process for developing a DSC configuration.
Learn how to control timing of Desired State Configuration across nodes using WaitFor resources in this how-to article.
Many server configuration settings can be set using native Desired State Configuration (DSC) resources. Learn how to do more with DSC using the Script resource and your PowerShell skills.
Learn how to make your PowerShell DSC configurations and configuration data easier to read and maintain with these tips and tricks.
This week, Microsoft released a new patch for Windows and the update has done more harm that good as it broke a basic feature of PowerShell.
Russell explains that Azure Automation Desired State Configuration (DSC) is comprised of Azure Automation and PowerShell DSC.
Learn how to easily configuring constrained PowerShell Remoting endpoints using the PowerShell Just Enough Administration Toolkit.
Jeff provides his must-learn skills for Windows System Administrators for a successful career, which include PowerShell and Microsoft Azure.
Jeff Hicks shows us a new way to access Desired State Configuration MOF metadata with some PowerShell.