PowerShell Desired State Configuration Goes Cross-Platform

Desired State Configuration (DSC), a feature of Windows PowerShell that sets and maintains configuration state on the Windows Server and client OSs, is refocusing on cross-platform systems management. Like PowerShell, it is moving toward a new PowerShell Core engine that supports platforms other than Windows. The new edition of DSC, called DSC Core, will support both Windows and Linux and a simplified deployment model. Administrators have no need for immediate concern, as DSC in Windows PowerShell will continue to receive support alongside the OSs it is supported on.

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