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PowerShell DSC for Linux

PowerShell DSC for Linux has moved out of CTP and v1 is available for download from


You will find more details at


You will need to download OMI version 1.0.8-1 which is available from


OMI has to be installed on the Linux box before the DSC package


A useful getting started guide is available


I demonstrated DSC for Linux at the recent PowerShell Summit NA 2015


though things have changed a bit since I built that demo environment using the DSC for Linux CTP. I’m going to rebuild my Linux box with the new bits and give it a whirl.


Being able to manage Windows and Linux environments through the same techniques, and in some cases the same DSC configurations is a big step forward

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