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New built-in DSC resources

JuanPablo Jofre|Last Updated: 7/6/2016
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WMF 5.0 RTM has 4 new DSC resources:

  • WindowsFeatureSet
  • WindowsOptionalFeatureSet
  • ServiceSet
  • ProcessSet

These resources provide an easy way to configure multiple instances using a single resource call.

WindowsFeatureSet

# Get the syntax of WindowsFeatureSet resource
Get-DscResource -Module psdesiredstateconfiguration -Name WindowsFeatureSet -Syntax

WindowsFeatureSet [String] #ResourceName
{
    [DependsOn = [String[]]]
    Name = [String[]]
    [Ensure = [String]]
    [Source = [String]]
    [IncludeAllSubFeature = [Boolean]]
    [Credential = [PSCredential]]
    [LogPath = [String]]
}

WindowsOptionalFeatureSet

# Get the syntax of WindowsOptionalFeatureSet resource
Get-DscResource -Module psdesiredstateconfiguration -Name WindowsOptionalFeatureSet -Syntax

WindowsOptionalFeatureSet [String] #ResourceName
{
    [DependsOn = [String[]]]
    Name = [String[]]
    Ensure = [String]
    [Source = [String[]]]
    [RemoveFilesOnDisable = [Boolean]]
    [LogPath = [String]]
    [NoWindowsUpdateCheck = [Boolean]]
    [LogLevel = [String]]
}

ServiceSet

# Get the syntax of ServiceSet resource
Get-DscResource -Module psdesiredstateconfiguration -Name ServiceSet -Syntax

ServiceSet [String] #ResourceName
{
    [DependsOn = [String[]]]
    Name = [String[]]
    [StartupType = [String]]
    [BuiltInAccount = [String]]
    [State = [String]]
    [Ensure = [String]]
    [Credential = [PSCredential]]
}

ProcessSet

# Get the syntax of ProcessSet resource
Get-DscResource -Module psdesiredstateconfiguration -Name ProcessSet -Syntax

ProcessSet [String] #ResourceName
{
    [DependsOn = [String[]]]
    Path = [String[]]
    [Credential = [PSCredential]]
    [Ensure = [String]]
    [StandardOutputPath = [String]]
    [StandardErrorPath = [String]]
    [StandardInputPath = [String]]
    [WorkingDirectory = [String]]
}
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