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Deploying Software Using Desired State Configuration

While other commercial products may be more robust, there are a few different ways Desired State Configuration can be used for software deployment.

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Converting a Desired State Configuration Script Resource to a Resource Module

Learn the necessary steps to convert a script resource into a custom resource module.

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Managing Cross-Node Dependencies with Desired State Configuration

Learn how to control timing of Desired State Configuration across nodes using WaitFor resources in this how-to article.

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Getting Started with Azure Automation Desired State Configuration

Russell shows how to create an Azure Automation account, upload and compile a DSC configuration, and on board an Azure VM.

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Introduction to Azure Automation Desired State Configuration

Russell explains that Azure Automation Desired State Configuration (DSC) is comprised of Azure Automation and PowerShell DSC.

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Why PowerShell’s Desired State Configuration Should Matter to You

PowerShell MVP Jeff Hicks explains why PowerShell’s Desired State Configuration (DSC) should matter to you as an IT professional and how it can help bolster your career.

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How to Access Desired State Configuration MOF Metadata

Jeff Hicks shows us a new way to access Desired State Configuration MOF metadata with some PowerShell.

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Where Do I Add the Code for My Desired State Configuration (DSC) Module?

In part 9 of our series, discover where to add code to the template we’ve created to bring the DSC module to life!

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How Do I Create My Own Desired State Configuration (DSC) Resource?

Want to give making your own DSC resource a whirl? Check out part 8 of our super-series on Desired State Configuration!

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How to Participate in the Desired State Configuration (DSC) Community

In part 7 of this multi-part series, learn to use GitHub, PowerShell, and the DSC community libraries to your advantage!

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