Level: Introductory Intermediate
Desired State Configuration shipped with Windows Management Framework 4 and offers a minimal set of functionality. Fully leveraging this new capability will require building some custom resources.
In this session, Steve Murawski will show you how to build a custom DSC resource in PowerShell. You'll go through the full process of creating a custom resource from scratch, debugging a resource, and deploying a resource into a production environment.
You will learn:
- How to build a custom DSC resource
- How to troubleshoot and debug the application of your resource as it is applied by the DSC engine
- Tricks and gotchas in dealing with this first version of Desired State Configuration