Introduction to Desired State Configuration (DSC)

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  • 5 videos | 34m 34s
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PowerShell Desired State Configuration can be used to improve how an organization defines, reports on, and manages server and workstation configuration states. Examine how to prepare for DSC, as well as how to deploy and create a MOF.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Provide an overview of dsc, its history, and the problems it aims to solve
    Configure and maintain system state in the gui or via powershell, without using dsc, and recognize the problems it entails with regard to maintaining configuration state over time
    Recognize the operating system versions and powershell versions required for dsc, as well as some additional useful resources
  • Configure servers and workstations using the core dsc mof file
    Create a mof file using dsc

IN THIS COURSE

  • 8m 11s
    After completing this video, you will be able to provide an overview of DSC, its history, and the problems it aims to solve. FREE ACCESS
  • 7m 40s
    In this video, find out how to configure and maintain system state in the GUI or via PowerShell, without using DSC. Recognize the problems it entails with regard to maintaining configuration state over time. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Preparing your Environment for DSC
    3m 25s
    After completing this video, you will be able to recognize the operating system versions and PowerShell versions required for DSC, as well as some additional useful resources. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Examining and Deploying a MOF file
    7m 1s
    In this video, you will learn how to configure servers and workstations using the core DSC MOF file. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Creating a MOF Using a DSC Script
    8m 17s
    In this video, find out how to create a MOF file using PowerShell Desired State Configuration. FREE ACCESS

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