Adding custom script extension when DSC extension already exists

Joshua Rosen 21 Reputation points
2021-02-05T04:28:45.243+00:00

Hello,

I have a use case where I'd like to use a Custom Script extension on VMs that already have the DSC extension installed.

I've tested this, and found that the Custom script extension works as desired, but when I active the custom script extension via powershell, the DSC extension also goes to transitioning then successful. Is this expected behavior?
Are there any adverse effects from this?

I've run both DSC and custom script quite a bit, but not together so this is a bit foreign.

Thank you in advance!

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  1. Stanislav Zhelyazkov 21,506 Reputation points MVP
    2021-02-05T07:16:23.077+00:00

    Hi,
    The two extensions are independent from each other. If you see that the DSC extension is changing states, I would suggest to check the activity log and see who has performed action on the extension of that time. May be there is some behavior in your script that is causing that or some coincidence that someone has executed the extension at the same time.

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