Remotely pushing DSC configurations
Once you have mastered pushing DSC configuration files locally, you will find that there isn't a lot of difference in pushing them remotely. It's pretty much the same steps but with the addition of creating a remote session on the target host before pushing. We can either create remote sessions called
CimSessions ourselves or allow
Start-DscConfiguration to create them for us in order to pass information and commands to the remote host.
We would create
CimSessions ourselves if we wanted to reuse the sessions for multiple attempts, as this would save us time connecting, closing, and reconnecting each time we attempted to push DSC configurations. We also would create
CimSessions if we had a nonstandard WinRM setup, ...