DSC Resource Kit Release July 2018

We just released the DSC Resource Kit! This release includes updates to 12 DSC resource modules. In the past 6 weeks, 128 pull requests have been merged and 90 issues have been closed, all thanks to our amazing community! The modules updated in this release are: ComputerManagementDsc SecurityPolicyDsc SharePointDsc SqlServerDsc xActiveDirectory xDhcpServer xDscResourceDesigner xExchange xPowerShellExecutionPolicy… Read more

DSC Resource Kit Release May 2018

We just released the DSC Resource Kit! This release includes updates to 12 DSC resource modules. In these past 6 weeks, 52 pull requests have been merged and 63 issues have been closed, all thanks to our amazing community! The modules updated in this release are: ActiveDirectoryCSDsc (previously xAdcsDeployment) CertificateDsc (previously xCertificate) ComputerManagementDsc (previously xComputerManagement)… Read more

Windows Pull Server Planning Update – April 2018

In the next Current Branch release of Windows Server a new feature will be released to provide support for SQL Server as the database platform to support Windows Pull Server for DSC. This capability will open new scenarios: High availability The SQL ecosystem of reporting and analysis tools If you are a member of Windows… Read more

DSC Resource Kit Release March 2018

We just released the DSC Resource Kit! This release includes updates to 7 DSC resource modules. In these past 6 weeks, 43 pull requests have been merged and 37 issues have been closed, all thanks to our amazing community! The modules updated in this release are: SharePointDsc SqlServerDsc xActiveDirectory xComputerManagement xFailOverCluster xNetworking xPSDesiredStateConfiguration For a… Read more

DSC Resource Kit Release February 2018

We just released the DSC Resource Kit! This release includes updates to 12 DSC resource modules. In these past 7 weeks, 83 pull requests have been merged and 70 issues have been closed, all thanks to our amazing community! The modules updated in this release are: OfficeOnlineServerDsc SharePointDsc SqlServerDsc StorageDsc (previously xStorage) xActiveDirectory xCertificate xComputerManagement… Read more

DSC Resource Kit Release December 2017

We just released the DSC Resource Kit! This release includes updates to 16 DSC resource modules. In these past 5 weeks, 68 pull requests have been merged and 59 issues have been closed, all thanks to our amazing community! The modules updated in this release are: OfficeOnlineServerDsc SecurityPolicyDsc SharePointDsc SqlServerDsc (previously xSqlServer) SystemLocaleDsc xAdcsDeployment xCertificate… Read more

DSC Resource Kit Release October 2017

We just released the DSC Resource Kit!This release includes updates to 6 DSC resource modules. In these past 6 weeks, 52 pull requests have been merged and 39 issues have been closed, all thanks to our amazing community! The modules updated in this release are: SecurityPolicyDsc SharePointDsc xAdcsDeployment xComputerManagement xNetworking xSqlServer For a detailed list… Read more

DSC Future Direction Update

PowerShell Core and DSC PowerShell is open sourced and moving over to .Net Standard 2.0 for the reasons outlined in Jeffrey’s blog post. Like PowerShell, PowerShell Desired State configuration (DSC) needs to meet customers in this multi-platform, multi-cloud, multi-OS world where they live. In Joey’s blog post, he outlined what this means to the future… Read more

DSC Resource Kit Release August 2017

DSC Resource Kit Release We just released the DSC Resource Kit! This release includes updates to 10 DSC resource modules. In these past 6 weeks, 91 pull requests have been merged and 74 issues have been closed, all thanks to our amazing community! The modules updated in this release are: SecurityPolicyDsc xCertificate xComputerManagement xDhcpServer xDnsServer… Read more