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 ...

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