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
This is more of a brain dump than anything else. This week at a client, I had to simulate their environment which was becoming very slow when loading a specific library. That particular library had over 450 Content Types associated with it, but we were specifically interested in figuring out how many allowed content types […]Read More Retrieve Allowed Content Types from a Document Set Using PowerShell
ReverseDSC for SharePoint is getting a User Interface! That’s right, you’ve read correctly, a GUI for the script based SharePointDSC.Reverse. This GUI is completely built using PowerShell (which is part of why it looks like its 1995 all over again), so all you need to do is download the script from GitHub (soon to be […]Read More ReverseDSC for SharePoint Gets a Facelift
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 article provides a base template that will allow you to deploy a SharePoint 2019 farm using PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC). This article is meant to be an evolutive process, and will get updated to always reflect the latest version of the SharePointDSC module. It currently uses the v3.0-development branch that is currently in […]Read More SharePointDSC Starter Template for SharePoint 2019