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Managing User Rights Assignments in Powershell Windows User Rights, also known as Windows Privileges, are traditionally managed via GPO or in the simplest of cases via the server’s Local Security Policy. These assignments control special permissions that are often needed by IIS applications or other application hosting on Windows Servers. So how can we manage...
Windows Powershell Desired State Configuration (DSC) allows you to build custom resources to implement new functionality. When creating my first custom resource I stumbled across a few gotchas in the TechNet documentation. After using the TechNet example MOF Schema I hit a few errors. My assumption is this is due to changes from the preview...
With the release of Powershell 4.0, we can now leverage Powershell DSC across Server 2012 and Server 2008 R2. This is a pretty good foot print for supporting any modern infrastructure. In my opinion, DSC is one of the most powerful features to be added to Powershell since WinRM. It provides a great foundation for...

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