DevOps: Release Management and PowerShell DSC Links
Author: jason
Date: 2015-09-02 08:41:27
Category: Technical

Here is quite a few links/blogs about Release Management and PowerShell Desired State Configuration that I've run across.


Release Management References


System requirements for Release Management
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/Dn593703.aspx

Automate deployments with Release Management
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/Dn217874.aspx

Automate and manage your deployments with Release Management
https://www.visualstudio.com/get-started/release/manage-your-release-vs

Release your app to environments without deployment agents
https://www.visualstudio.com/en-us/get-started/release/deploy-no-agents-vs

Configure Release Management for Visual Studio 2013
http://blog.nwcadence.com/configure-release-management-for-visual-studio-2013/

What I learnt getting Release Management running with a network Isolated environment
http://blogs.blackmarble.co.uk/blogs/rfennell/post/2014/04/08/What-I-learnt-getting-Release-Management-running-with-a-network-Isolated-environment.aspx

Release Management and PowerShell
http://jaspergilhuis.nl/2013/12/06/release-management-and-powershell/

Trigger Visual Studio Release Management vNext from TeamCity
http://geekswithblogs.net/jakob/archive/2015/01/14/trigger-visual-studio-release-management-vnext-from-teamcity.aspx

Trigger Release from build with Release Management for Visual Studio 2013 Update 3
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/visualstudioalm/archive/2014/10/10/trigger-release-from-build-with-release-management-for-visual-studio-2013-update-3.aspx

What are the System variables for PS / DSC deployments in Release Management?
http://www.donovanbrown.com/post/2015/01/22/What-are-the-System-variables-for-PS-DSC-deployments-in-Release-Management


Windows Management Framework References


Windows Management Framework 4.0 Download
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=40855

Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview Download
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=46889

Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview April 2015 is now available
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/powershell/archive/2015/04/29/windows-management-framework-5-0-preview-april-2015-is-now-available.aspx

Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.0 Roadmap
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/powershell/archive/2015/08/06/windows-management-framework-wmf-5-0-roadmap.aspx


PowerShell Desired State Configuration References


Get Started with Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/%5Clibrary/Dn249918.aspx

Tip: Enable and Use Remote Commands in Windows PowerShell
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/ff700227.aspx

Enable-PSRemoting Configures the computer to receive remote commands.
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/Hh849694.aspx

Built-In Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration Resources
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn249921.aspx

Separating Configuration and Environment Data
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/%5Clibrary/Dn249925.aspx

Desired State Configuration Blog Series Part 1, Information about DSC
http://blogs.technet.com/b/privatecloud/archive/2014/04/25/desired-state-configuration-blog-series-part-1-learning-about-dsc.aspx

Configuration in a DevOps world - Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/powershell/archive/2013/11/01/configuration-in-a-devops-world-windows-powershell-desired-state-configuration.aspx

Reusing Existing Configuration Scripts in PowerShell Desired State Configuration
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/powershell/archive/2014/02/25/reusing-existing-configuration-scripts-in-powershell-desired-state-configuration.aspx

Separating "What" from "Where" in PowerShell DSC
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/powershell/archive/2014/01/09/continuous-deployment-using-dsc-with-minimal-change.aspx

DSC Resource Kit (All Modules)
https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/DSC-Resource-Kit-All-c449312d

Use PowerShell DSC to Configure the Registry
http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/archive/2015/02/06/use-powershell-dsc-to-configure-the-registry.aspx

Desired State Configuration: how does it work? (Part 2)
http://blogs.citrix.com/2014/09/25/desired-state-configuration-how-does-it-work/

Using PowerShell DSC in Release Management: The Hidden Manual
http://colinsalmcorner.com/post/using-powershell-dsc-in-release-management-the-hidden-manual

Real Config Handling for DSC in RM
http://www.colinsalmcorner.com/post/real-config-handling-for-dsc-in-rm

Using WebDeploy in vNext Releases
http://colinsalmcorner.com/post/using-webdeploy-in-vnext-releases

Desired State Configuration - ConfigurationData
http://asaconsultant.blogspot.no/2014/04/desired-state-configuration.html

Debugging a DSC script for Release Management
http://realalm.com/2015/05/27/debugging-a-dsc-script-for-release-management/

PowerShell DSC Getting Your DependsOn
http://www.integrationtrench.com/2013/11/powershell-dsc-getting-your-dependson.html

How to Deploy Web Site with PowerShell DSC
http://www.codewrecks.com/blog/index.php/2014/06/11/how-to-deploy-web-site-with-powershell-dsc/

PowerShell 4 Desired State Configuration - Enforce NTFS permissions
http://www.vexasoft.com/blogs/powershell/9561687-powershell-4-desired-state-configuration-enforce-ntfs-permissions





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