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Pro PowerShell Desired State Configuration: An In-Depth Guide to Windows PowerShell DSC by Ravikanth Chaganti

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© Ravikanth Chaganti 2018

Ravikanth Chaganti, Pro PowerShell Desired State Configuration, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3483-9_3

3. The Local Configuration Manager

Ravikanth Chaganti

(1)Saideep Helicon, Bengaluru, India

The Local Configuration Manager (LCM) is the heart of configuration management in PowerShell DSC. The LCM is like an OS agent that receives the configuration document in the form of a MOF, enacts it, monitors that configuration for any drift, and finally, corrects the drift when configured to do so. As you go forward in this book, a good understanding of the LCM is a must to be able to troubleshoot issues that you may observe during a DSC enact or in overall configuration management. Being this important, the LCM certainly ...

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