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Learning PowerShell DSC

By : James Pogran
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Learning PowerShell DSC

By: James Pogran

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (14 chapters)
Learning PowerShell DSC
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Chapter 4. DSC Resources

In this chapter, we will learn the definition and syntax of a DSC Resource. This entails both the code/syntactic elements as well as the folder structure and placement. We will spend significant time covering the purpose of a DSC Resource and best practices for developing custom DSC Resources; we'll do this by showing examples of badly authored DSC Resources and working on them until they are well-defined DSC Resources. We will then explain v5 DSC Resource differences and how you should handle them compared to their v4 counterparts.

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • What are DSC Resources?

  • How do you find DSC Resources?

  • Creating a PowerShell v4 DSC Resource

  • Creating a PowerShell v5 DSC Resource