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Desired State Configuration (DSC) Resource Kit Wave-2

Around Christmas time last year, PowerShell team released the wave 1 of DSC resource kit. This had good number of custom resources to manage Hyper-V virtual machines, IIS websites, and so on. The wave 2 of custom DSC resources just got released. This release too has some very interesting DSC resources. For example, this release includes SQL DSC resources to install and manage SQL servers, Active Directory-related resources and some improvements and bug fixes of the previously released resources.

Here is a complete list of resources in this release.

Resource Description Module Name Link
xADDomain Create and manage an Active Directory Domain xActiveDirectory  click here
xADDomainController Create and manage an AD Domain Controller xActiveDirectory  click here
xADUser Create and manage an AD User xActiveDirectory  click here
xWaitForADDomain Pause configuration implementation until the AD Domain is available.  Used for cross machine synchronization. xActiveDirectory  click here
xSqlServerInstall Create and manage a SQL Server Installation. xSqlps  click here
xSqlHAService Create and manage a SQL High Availability Service. xSqlps  click here
xSqlHAEndpoint Create and manage the endpoint used to access a SQL High Availability Group. xSqlps  click here
xSqlHAGroup Create and manage a SQL High Availability Group. xSqlps  click here
xWaitForSqlHAGroup Pause configuration implementation until a SQL HA Group is available.  Used for cross machine synchronization. xSqlps  click here
xCluster Create and manage a cluster. xFailOverCluster  click here
xWaitForCluster Pause configuration until a cluster is available.  Used for cross machine synchronization. xFailOverCluster  click here
xSmbShare Create and manage a SMB Share. xSmbShare  click here
xFirewall Create and manage Firewall rules xNetworking  click here
xVhdFile Manage files to be copied into a Vhd. xHyper-V  click here
xWebsite Added functionality to xWebsite to support configuration of https websites. xWebAdministration  click here
xVhd Bug fixes xHyper-V  click here
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