Creating a DSC Pull Server & Improving DSC Configurations

PowerShell 4    |    Beginner
  • 12 videos | 1h 23m 50s
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Explore how to create and configure SMB and HTTP pull servers, deploy resources to clients with these servers, deal with parameters, configure servers and role types, and deal with credentials in PowerShell DSC.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Create an smb-based dsc pull server
    Create an http-based dsc pull server
    Configure clients to connect to a dsc pull server
    Secure an http dsc pull server to introduce https security
    Deploy new dsc resources to clients nodes when using an smb-based pull server
    Deploy new dsc resources to clients nodes when using an http-based pull server
  • Create an http compliance server to report on node status
    Improve dsc configurations using parameters
    Configure multiple server node and role types via dsc
    Configure similar sets of servers for replicated environments such as development, test, and production via dsc
    Work with and appropriately secure credentials when using dsc
    Use dsc to configure an https pull and compliance server, connect 2 nodes, update their configuration and query their status

IN THIS COURSE

  • 6m 47s
    Find out how to create a DSC Pull server based on SMB. FREE ACCESS
  • 7m 32s
    During this video, you will learn how to create an HTTP-based DSC Pull server. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Configuring Clients to Connect to a Pull Server
    8m 5s
    During this video, you will learn how to configure clients to connect to a DSC Pull server. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Securing an HTTP Pull Server
    4m 43s
    Find out how to secure an HTTP DSC Pull server by introducing HTTPS security. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Deploy Resources to Clients via an SMB Pull Server
    7m 6s
    Learn how to deploy new DSC Resources to clients nodes when using an SMB-based Pull server. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Deploy Resources to Clients via an HTTP Pull Server
    8m 25s
    Find out how to deploy new DSC Resources to clients nodes when using an HTTP-based Pull server. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Querying Node Status with an HTTP Pull Server
    6m 42s
    In this video, you will create an HTTP Compliance server to report on node status. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Dealing with Parameters
    5m 16s
    During this video, you will learn how to improve DSC configurations by using parameters. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Configuring Multiple Servers and Role Types
    8m 3s
    Learn how to configure multiple server nodes and role types via DSC. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Configuring Similar Sets of Servers
    4m 52s
    Find out how to configure similar sets of servers for replicated environments such as Development, Test, and Production using DSC. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Dealing with Credentials
    8m 27s
    In this video, you will learn how to work with and appropriately secure credentials when using DSC. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Exercise: Configure a Pull Server and 2 Nodes
    7m 52s
    In this video, find out how to use DSC to configure an HTTPS Pull and Compliance Server, connect 2 nodes, update their configuration, and query their status. FREE ACCESS

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