Name changes: Automation DSC

Thursday, November 16, 2017

The PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) for the Azure Automation DSC service is expanding to include the ability to perform update management, collect inventory, and track changes across both Azure virtual machines and computers running in hybrid datacenters.

The name of the DSC Free billing meter changed to “Configuration Management for Azure Nodes,” and the name of the DSC Paid billing meter changed to “Configuration Management for Non-Azure Nodes.” Pricing has not been affected, but you might need to modify billing routines that rely on meter names. Learn more about Automation on the overview and pricing webpages.

See the following table for name changes:

Service name (not changing)

Old service type

New service type

Old resource name

New resource name

Old EA portal name (product)

New EA portal name (product)

App Services

Automation

Configuration Management

Automation DSC - Free

Azure Node

Automation DSC - Free - Preview

App Services Configuration Management Azure Node - Preview

App Services

Automation

Configuration Management

Automation DSC

Non-Azure Node

Automation DSC

App Services Configuration Management Non-Azure Node

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