Warning: Unable to find package provider ‘PSModule’ on Windows 10

Running Windows 10 Enterprise Preview Build 5.0.10158.0 When I run Find-Module, I receive the error message in the screenshot below. After bashing my face against the problem for a while, I got some help from Ben Gelens, who provided the answer on how to fix the problem:

Once that is done, close and reopen

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Unexpected Token ‘}’ in Expression or Statement when using $AllNodes in a Desired State Configuration

I was working on testing a custom DSC Resource when I came across a very strange issue. Whenever I tried to build a Configuration like the one below, it failed.

Under the very last curly brace there was a red squiggly line. When I tried to build the Configuration it failed with the error:

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Why Should I Attend the PowerShell Summit?

Starting last fall for the European PowerShell Summit and this year for the North America PowerShell Summit all the session recordings are available on YouTube. Because of that you may be asking yourself “Why should I go to the Summit when I can just watch everything online?”. Here are ten reasons, in no particular order

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“Undefined Property ConfigurationName” When Starting a DSC Configuration

Update: This issue is resolved in the November 2014 Update Rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2. Thanks to Dave Wyatt for the heads up! So, there I was today, working on a Custom DSC Resource and when I ran Start-DSCConfiguration I got this error:

Well, what the hell

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Demo DSC – Part 3

In Part 1 of this series I talked about how I demo’d the building of a Domain Controller. In Part 2 I talked about demoing the building of a Pull Server, an App Server, and then using the two servers to show how a Pull Server works and what needs to be done to make

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Demo DSC – Part 2

In Part 1 of this series I talked about how I demo’d the building of a Domain Controller. In Part 2 I am going to talk about how I demo’d building a Pull Server, an App Server, and used the two servers to show how a Pull Server works and what needs to be done

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