Simple DSC Pull Server

Last updated: 01/08/2018

This example allows to you deploy a powershell desired state configuration pull server.

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Parameter Name Description
newStorageAccount The name of the new storage account created to store the VMs disks
storageType The storage type created to store the VMs disks
adminUsername The admin user name for the VM created.
adminPassword The admin password for the VM created.
vmSize The machine type for the server vm.
dscPullSrvName The name of the Windows vm.
dscPullIPDnsName The name of the public ip address
assetLocation The location of resources such as templates and DSC modules that the script is dependent
location Location for all resources.

Use the template


New-AzResourceGroup -Name <resource-group-name> -Location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
New-AzResourceGroupDeployment -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri
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Command line

az group create --name <resource-group-name> --location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
az group deployment create --resource-group <my-resource-group> --template-uri
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