The PowerShell Deployment Toolkit (PDT) is a set of scripts and knowledge for automated deployment of System Center 2012 SP1/R2, including SQL all prerequisites, and all automatable post-setup integration. Below are some Microsoft and community resources on the PDT to help you get started. For additional automation of post-deployment configuration tasks, see the PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) Survival Guide here on the MS TechNet Wiki.

 

Microsoft Articles on the PowerShell Deployment Toolkit

Here is a list of PowerShell Deployment Toolkit articles from Microsoft sources.

Deployment–Introducing PowerShell Deployment Toolkit

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Community Articles on the PowerShell Deployment Toolkit

There are already quite a few articles on the PowerShell Deployment Toolkit, including the list below.

Deploy a lab in minutes using the PDT (By Stéphane van Gulick for PowershellDistrict.com)

Deploying a fully patched lab with PowerShell Deployment Toolkit (PDT)

PowerShell Deployment Toolkit (PDT) v2.6

Deploying Generation 2 VMs with PowerShell Deployment Toolkit (PDT)

Build a Windows Azure Pack 2013 lab using PDT (revisited)

Build a Windows Azure Pack 2013 lab using PDT

System Center build automation with PowerShell

My 2nd Week with the PowerShell Deployment Toolkit (PDT)

My week with the Powershell Deployment Toolkit (PDT)

Deploying System Center Using the PowerShell Deployment Toolkit

Powershell Deployment Toolkit: Introducing Variables.XML

Deploying SQL Clusters with PowerShell Deployment Toolkit (PDT)

PowerShell Deployment Toolkit (PDT) updated for SQL Server 2014

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