Implementing a web-based DSC pull server

Deploying a DSC web-based pull server is more complex than deploying an SMB pull server. Deploying the SMB-based pull server is simple: just create the two shares that you need and place the relevant files on that share. The web server approach requires you to also load IIS, install the DSC service, and configure the service, as well as place the MOF files, resources, and any relevant checksums on the web server. Of course, in both cases, you need to configure each node's LCM.

You deploy a web-based pull server to provide a pull client with both resources and configuration MOF files. Unlike an SMB-based pull server, a web-based pull server also provides reporting capabilities, enabling a pull client to report ...

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