Install Windows DSC plugin on the server

Prerequisite

The Windows DSC plugin requires zip on the Rudder server, you need to install it prior to installing the plugin.

Installing and Upgrading

The installation and upgrade processes are exactly the same. Download the rpkg file, and run, on the Rudder server:

/opt/rudder/bin/rudder-pkg install-file rudder-plugin-dsc-<Rudder version>-<plugin version>.rpkg

It will add:

  • The ability to generate policies for Windows Nodes
  • New generic methods in the technique editor
  • New techniques

See the following sections for usage documentation.