TH14 Create Your Own Custom DSC Resources

August 10th, 2017

2:15pm - 3:30pm

Level: Intermediate

Melissa Januszko

Technology Architect

Cerner Corporation

There is already a decent number of Microsoft and community-written PowerShell DSC resources on the PowerShell Gallery. But what if the resource you need doesn't exist? Take the next step in DSC configuration building and build your very own custom DSC resource. Let "in-the-trenches DSC expert" Melissa Januszko show you how to start with the technology you already know and love in PowerShell to go from a PowerShell script to a DSC Script Resource to a custom resource in no time.

You will learn:

  • How to use a script resource to turn PowerShell code into a DSC resource
  • How to turn the script resource into a custom DSC resource
  • How to package the DSC resource for use in configurations