Using DSC partial configurations

PowerShell V5 introduced a new extension to DSC known as partial configurations. A partial configuration is a DSC configuration that makes up part of a given node's overall desired state. Each node can then pull (and apply) some or all of those partial configurations.

Partial configurations allow you to share the configuration of a node between multiple teams. For example, you might want the central IT team to define the basic configuration of a node. Another team could be responsible for deploying a web application to that same node. The alternative is to have a single MOF document fully describing a node's desired state, which can be organizationally challenging.

To support partial configurations, you configure ...

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