For each DSC project I am involved in, there’s been a point where I had the need to figure out a way to programmatically determine what is contained within my DSC script. As an example, one of the side projects I am working on is something called VisualDSC, which allows you to load a .ps1 […]Read More DSCParser – Analyze your PowerShell DSC Scripts
I just finished presenting a session at SPTechCon Boston which I entitled “VSTS, ARM and DSC for SharePoint 2019 – A match made in heaven“. The session had a very small number of attendees, which made me wonder if the audience I was trying to target with the session even existed in modern enterprises. Off […]Read More IT Pros Need to Get on the Software Development Lifecycle Right Now!
This week, I had a client of mine ask me to provide them with details regarding what happens to a user’s profile in SharePoint when the user is deleted from Active Directory. After doing a few tests in my lab to get to the bottom of the question, I decided to write this blog post […]Read More User Profile Automated Removal when User is Deleted from Active Directory
SharePoint 2019 introduces several new prerequisites, and dropped some compared to its predecessor. For example, it now requires .NET 4.7.2 to be installed on the servers. This article will provide you several ways of installing the SharePoint 2019 prerequisites in an offline environment. List of prerequisites: The following table shows the complete list of all […]Read More Install SharePoint 2019 Prerequisites Offline
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 […]Read More Use SharePointDSC to Install Language Packs