Getting started with DSC
Using DSC, we can configure our environment through codes. As we know, PowerShell DSC is not a tool; it is a configuration management platform. DSC uses a
Configuration keyword. If you are an IT professional or developer responsible for infrastructure compliance and automation, DSC will help you perform most of your tasks easily and swiftly.
DSC enables a consistent infrastructure, standardized configuration, and continuous deployments. Using DSC, we can remediate the drift in our environment. Following are a few of the most common use cases of DSC:
- Enabling or disabling server roles and features
- Managing registry settings
- Managing files and directories
- Starting, stopping, and managing processes and services
- Managing groups ...