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DSC pull server

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A DSC pull server (desired state configuration pull server) is an automation server that allows configurations to be maintained on many servers, computer workstations and devices across a network. Continued…

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“The DSC push/pull model adds flexibility to environments that require a particular mode to maintain proper configurations.” – Tim Warner

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