PowerShell 5: How to Create DSC Pull Server

 What is a DSC Pull Server? PowerShell DSC or Desired State Configuration is a feature that comes with Microsoft Windows Server program to enable Windows administrators manage and deploy software services’ configuration data and the environment for running such services. DSC is created to provide a set of PowerShell language extensions (currently at version 5.0), cmdlets and a process termed as declarative scripting. DSC is designed to provide a method for maintaining consistent configurations for servers.  If you have the technical know-how, you can write an expression describing a system configuration, and the system will evaluate and apply the configuration as expected.   Requirements The following are basically what you need for configuring DSC Pull Server: A server running: WMF/PowerShell …

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8 Essential Tactics When Implementing DevOps

Doing DevOps: The ideas for a DevOps Strategy and what to do when is not hard, but putting it all together, timing, getting people to agree when and how it gets implemented is hard, very hard, every team has their own priorities and sometimes those conflict or just don’t sync with DevOps implementation plan. Take Away: DevOps sounds good to most people but it takes hard work and needs everyone on board to get best results.Security: Security can sometimes be an afterthought which it shouldn’t. So we must actively look at what we can accomplish within the bounds of the processes that are in place. The best way i have experienced is to work with the Security Team on what …

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Octopus Deploy Integration for Desired State Confi...

If you use Octopus Deploy then you know that it has a great feature that allows you to configure your Deployment Environments and add all the Nodes that make up each Environment, thereby giving you a topographical map of your Deployment landscape. This configuration of your Environment landscape can be easily absorbed into Trawler via adding your Environment Manager and pulling in the Environments and then for each Environment, pulling in the machines that are part of the Environment. As shown in the below video the integration and import from your OctopusDeploy implementation is simple and allows you to easily start on configuring your Nodes using Trawler’s Snippets and Templates and the power of Desired State Configuration.

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