Use SharePointDSC to Install Language Packs

This article covers a demo I presented at the 2018 SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas. In the real world, clients will want to automate the process of installing new Language Packs onto their SharePoint Farms, especially if those farms contain a large number of servers. The present article presents you with a fully automated process […]

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Why Use SharePointDSC

SharePointDSC is a community driven PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) module, managed on GitHub at https://GitHub.com/PowerShell/SharePointDSC and which lets you define the configuration of your SharePoint 2013, 2016 and 2019 farms using a declarative approach. Let us start by looking at a side-by-side example of how you would go about creating a new SharePoint Web […]

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Deploy DSC Module to Azure Automation using PowerShell

This article describes how you can upload a PowerShell DSC module into an Azure Automation Account using PowerShell. When using the interface, you have two options to upload a module: import from the PowerShell Gallery or upload a zip file from your computer. Import Module from the PowerShell Gallery Importing a DSC module from the […]

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Getting started with Docker and Azure Container Instance

Over the past few years, Docker has quickly evolved into a tool that every developer out there needs to master. For almost a year now, a Windows distribution of the tool has been made publicly available, making it possible for us to modernize existing .NET Web Applications by having them containerized with a single click; […]

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