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Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration Fundamentals

by Jeff Hicks

This course is designed to provide an introduction to using Desired State Configuration with Windows PowerShell. This course will introduce terms, concepts, and basic commands that you can use immediately to push server configurations to Windows-based servers.

What you'll learn

This course is designed to provide an introduction to Desired State Configuration (DSC). With DSC, you create server configurations and deploy them to your servers. The best part is that you can leverage your PowerShell skills to easily create and deploy configurations. Desired State Configuration Fundamentals is designed to get you started as quickly as possible. It is assumed that the viewer has some previous experience in Windows PowerShell, including writing scripts in the PowerShell ISE, and is familiar with installing and configuring Windows servers and operating systems.

About the author

Jeffery Hicks is a veteran IT Pro with 30 years of experience, much of it spent as an IT infrastructure consultant specializing in Microsoft server technologies with an emphasis in automation and efficiency. He is a multi-year recipient of the Microsoft MVP Award. He works today as an independent author, teacher, and consultant. He has been creating Pluralsight content for over 10 years. Jeff has written for numerous online sites and print publications, and speaks frequently at technology confer... more

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