Posted On: Sep 29, 2014

This new Quick Start Reference Deployment outlines architectural considerations and steps for implementing a configuration management solution using the PowerShell DSC platform. This reference is specifically designed to provide an understanding of how to use AWS CloudFormation and PowerShell DSC to bootstrap your servers and applications from scratch, how to deploy a highly available PowerShell DSC pull server environment using AWS resources, and how to ensure that your instances are resilient to configuration drift once your Windows-based application stack has been deployed on AWS.

This Quick Start is the sixth in a series of new Reference Deployments that describe in words and diagrams the architectures for implementing popular enterprise solutions on AWS. They also include the AWS CloudFormation templates that automate the deployments.

To get started with PowerShell DSC on AWS, use the following resources: