Desired State Configuration Fundamentals

PowerShell 4    |    Beginner
  • 11 videos | 1h 10m 24s
  • Includes Assessment
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Explore how to work with DSC resources, local and distributed dependencies, and logging. In addition, learn about the Local Configuration Manager, including configuration, querying node statuses, and modes.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Describe the default resources available with dsc
    Describe how to use some of the out-of-the-box dsc resources
    Define the concept of dependencies between dsc resources and how to manage these
    Define the concept of dsc resource dependencies across machines in an environment
    Add log entries to the dsc logs
    Find, retrieve, and make use of new dsc resources
  • Describe what the local configuration manager is and how it works in dsc
    Configure the dsc local configuration manager using push mode
    Query the status of a particular machine in an dsc environment
    Define the pull and push configuration modes in dsc
    Configure the dsc local configuration manager using pull mode

IN THIS COURSE

  • 7m 1s
    After completing this video, you will be able to describe the default resources available with PowerShell Desired State Configuration. FREE ACCESS
  • 5m 50s
    After completing this video, you will be able to describe how to use some of the out-of-the-box DSC resources. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Working with Local Dependencies
    6m 33s
    In this video, you will learn about dependencies between DSC resources and how to manage them. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Working with Distributed Dependencies
    3m 50s
    Learn how to define the concept of DSC resource dependencies across machines in an environment. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Logging with DSC
    7m 11s
    In this video, you will learn how to add log entries to the DSC logs. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Finding, Retrieving, and Using New Resources
    6m 37s
    During this video, you will learn how to find, retrieve, and use new DSC Resources. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Local Configuration Manager
    7m 35s
    After completing this video, you will be able to describe what the Local Configuration Manager is and how it works in PowerShell DSC. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Configuring the LCM in Push Mode
    7m 54s
    During this video, you will learn how to configure the DSC Local Configuration Manager using Push mode. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Querying Node Status
    6m 5s
    During this video, you will learn how to query the status of a particular machine in a DSC environment. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Pull and Push Configuration Modes
    4m 34s
    In this video, learn how to define the Pull and Push configuration modes in DSC. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Configuring the LCM in Pull Mode
    7m 14s
    Find out how to configure the DSC Local Configuration Manager to use Pull mode. FREE ACCESS

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