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Working with PowerShell DSC for Linux, part 5

Working with PowerShell DSC for Linux, part 5

Managing Linux can become a challenge if you don’t have some way of distributing credentials. There are several options: joining Active Directory domain and using shared credentials for both Linux… Read more »

Working with PowerShell DSC for Linux, part 4

Working with PowerShell DSC for Linux, part 4

CTP of Linux DSC that was released last year has only five resources: nxService, nxFile, nxUser, nxGroup, and nxScript. Things like package management, network configuration, firewall settings, jobs scheduled in… Read more »

Working with PowerShell DSC for Linux, part 3

Working with PowerShell DSC for Linux, part 3

Linux is a system that stores configuration in text files. As a result, nxFile should be considered one of two most powerful resources offered in the CTP release. With the… Read more »

Working with PowerShell DSC for Linux, part 1

Working with PowerShell DSC for Linux, part 1

PowerShell DSC for Linux caught my attention immediately after it was announced. Being able to control configuration of Linux box with pure PowerShell code is huge for anybody who is… Read more »

Working with PowerShell DSC for Linux, part 2

Working with PowerShell DSC for Linux, part 2

In the first part of this series, we covered the basis–how to get Desired State Configuration to do what the name promises: keep desired state consistent. Now that we are… Read more »

Mixed refresh mode support for DSC partial configurations

Mixed refresh mode support for DSC partial configurations

Partial configurations in DSC allow department-level delegation of target system configuration. This is an important step in enabling collaboration in the¬†enterprise configuration management context.¬†When partial configurations feature was introduced in… Read more »

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