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Validate PowerShell DSC Debug

This is part five of a blog series introduced in Validate the new features of PowerShell DSC. New Capability DSC has a new debugging mode that helps with troubleshooting by making it possible to interact with scripts being run by DSC, as they are being applied. When this mode is enabled, as the machine applies the configuration, progress...

Validate PowerShell DSC Partial Configurations

This post is part three of a blog series introduced in Validate the new features of PowerShell DSC.   New Capability   DSC now has the ability to merge partial configurations into one configuration for management.   What is the purpose of this feature? Customers have told us that in some cases, multiple teams ...

Validate PowerShell DSC Node Status

This is part of a blog series first referenced here: Validate the new features of PowerShell DSC New Capability A new cmdlet is available named Get-DscConfigurationStatus. This cmdlet returns detailed information about the status of a node. What is the purpose of this feature? Customers have told us that they need to be able to get ...

Validate features of PowerShell DSC

As many readers of the PowerShell blog already know, the next version of PowerShell is currently in preview. It is available in the Windows Management Framework 5 Preview. You can install this package on Windows 7, Server 2008 R2, or later. Your feedback is important to us! After software ships, it is harder to introduce changes. There is a ...

Community Feedback and Microsoft Connect

Community feedback is an integral part of any software development cycle. That's why we continue to release new preview versions of Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.0: so that we can hear about and fix real-world problems before they ship with the next version of Windows. Historically, our guidance for filing bugs and feature requests...

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