This is the built-in help made by Microsoft for the command 'Set-DscLocalConfigurationManager', in PowerShell version 5 - as retrieved from
Windows version 'Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard' PowerShell help files on 2016-06-23.
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Applies Local Configuration Manager settings to nodes.
Set-DscLocalConfigurationManager [-Path] <String> [[-ComputerName] [<String>]] [-Credential [<PSCredential>]] [-ThrottleLimit [<Int32>]] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf]
Set-DscLocalConfigurationManager [-Path] <String> [-ThrottleLimit [<Int32>]] -CimSession <CimSession> [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]
The Set-DscLocalConfigurationManager cmdlet applies Local Configuration Manager settings, or meta-configuration, to nodes. Specify computers by specifying computer names or
by using Common Information Model (CIM) sessions. If you do not specify a target computer, the cmdlet applies settings to the local computer.
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Example 1: Apply Local Configuration Manager settings
PS C:\> Set-DscLocalConfigurationManager -Path "C:\DSC\Configurations\"
This command applies the Local Configuration Manager settings from C:\DSC\Configurations\ to the targeted notes. After receiving the settings, Local Configuration Manager
Example 2: Apply Local Configuration Manager settings by using a CIM session
PS C:\> $Session = New-CimSession –ComputerName "Server01" –Credential ACCOUNTS\PattiFuller
PS C:\> Set-DscLocalConfigurationManager -Path "C:\DSC\Configurations\" -CimSession $Session
This example applies Local Configuration Manager settings to a computer and applies the settings. The example creates a CIM session for a computer named Server01 for use
with the cmdlet. Alternatively, create an array of CIM sessions to apply the cmdlet to multiple specified computers.
The first command creates a CIM session by using the New-CimSession cmdlet, and then stores the CimSession object in the $Session variable. The command prompts you for a
password. For more information, type Get-Help New-CimSession.
The second command applies Local Configuration Manager settings for the targeted node from C:\DSC\Configurations\ to the computer identified by the CimSession objects stored
in the $Session variable. In this example, the $Session variable contains a CIM session only for the computer named Server01. The command applies the settings. After the
receiving the settings, Local Configuration Manager processes them.