Creating an HTTPS DSC pull server

We are going to follow the same DSC configuration script we used in Chapter 2, DSC Architecture, here in order to set up our HTTPS DSC pull server, with the addition of ensuring that HTTPS and SSL are set up and configured. Note that we have to place the certificate thumbprint in the appropriate property for the PullServer endpoint. This will set up the IIS website with the correct SSL cert. Another decision that we have to make is where to keep the DSC resources and where to store the DSC service configuration. For the most part, you will follow the standard locations (as we do next) unless you have customized drive and partition setups. The final choice you have to make is what port to host these endpoints ...

Get Learning PowerShell DSC - Second Edition now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience books, live events, courses curated by job role, and more from O’Reilly and nearly 200 top publishers.