Tag Archives: Troubleshooting

The case of the non-updateable DSC Resource

I’ve been working on something pretty cool here at Domain Tech. Well, I think it’s pretty cool. It’s a Powershell DSC wrapper around our CloudFormation-based server fleet, The Robot Army.

The idea behind doing it this way was to significantly streamline the config management, which in Robot Army v1 was a bit clunky and hard to manage, as well as being based on multiple templates, with multiple parameters specified in multiple places, with a concomitant risk of variance creeping in over time.

Anyway, there’s a full blog post in draft over at Domain Tech explaining Robot Army v2, and that’s not what I want to talk about today. What I want to talk about today is DSC Resource Schemas that don’t update. Continue reading →