This courseis designed to get you up and running with Desired State Configuration (DSC). PowerShell DSC was introduced in version 4 and has been greatly expanded and enhanced in version 5. DSC goes hand-in-glove with implementation of DevOps the revolutionary methodology to join the development and operations teams. Now you can “declare” your desired environment and the DSC structure will “make it so” and keep it so!
This course can also be sat as a combined event with M10962 'Advanced Automated Administration with Windows PowerShell' via course QAMSPOWSH 'Advanced Automated Administration with Windows PowerShell, PowerShell 5.0 and Desired State Configuration'
The students are expected to understand the basics of PowerShell.
Module 1: Course Overview
This module explains how the class will be structured and introduces course materials and additional administrative information.
Lab : Course Overview
Module 2: PowerShell 5.0 Desired State Configuration Introduction
In this module, we explain Desired State Configuration (DSC), the concepts needed to understand the basics of how it works and discuss the features added in the two latest versions.
Lab : PowerShell 5.0 Desired State Configuration Introduction
Module 3: DSC Architecture
DSC utilizes DSC resources to determine whether or not the current state of the node matches the expected state, and those resources know how to change the current state to the expected state. Before we start to write configuration files and utilize resources, we are going to explore the two models of management, review MOF file creation workflows, and look at different methods of configuring data.
Lab : DSC Architecture
Module 4: DSC Configuration Files
In this module, we will examine the process to create configuration files and utilize them.
Lab : DSC Configuration Files
Module 5: DSC Resources
In this module, we will discuss and utilize DSC Resources.
Lab : DSC Resources
Module 6: DSC Pull and Push Servers
In this module, we will discuss parameters, examine both push and pull models, and explore configurations and debugging.
Lab : DSC Pull and Push Servers
Module 7: Appendix: PowerShell 5.0 Basics
This module isintended as a basic tutorial, or refresher for students attending the course it is attached to. You will find this appendix in many of our PowerShell courses.
Lab : Appendix: PowerShell 5.0 Basics
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