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    OffColour replied to the topic "Client" user in the forum DSC (Desired State Configuration) 3 weeks, 6 days ago

    I’m using another folder instead now that I’ve got direct control over.

    I’ve no idea where the Client one comes from then, but given its location and thatĀ $env:TEMP resolves to it does seem to imply that it’s related to DSC and/or Azure Automation.

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    OffColour replied to the topic "Client" user in the forum DSC (Desired State Configuration) 4 weeks, 1 day ago

    The “client” folder isn’t one that I’ve ever created. I was presuming that it’s one that got created via DSC at some point as usingĀ $env:TEMP within a Configuration resolves to c:usersClient as can be seen from where this has worked on other servers.

    So the question is more around what circumstances would result in that folder getting created…[Read more]

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    OffColour started the topic "Client" user in the forum DSC (Desired State Configuration) 4 weeks, 1 day ago

    Hi,

    Does anyone know what determines the “Client” user getting created on a target machine, i.e. the folder at c:usersClient?

    I’m using Azure Automation with DSC to install some packages with PDscResources and I’d been using that users temp folder to hold the log files of the installs.

    On some machines this Client folder has been created and…[Read more]

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    OffColour replied to the topic Azure DSC for Linux in the forum DSC (Desired State Configuration) 4 weeks, 1 day ago

    Sorry for the late reply, but thanks for the input. I finally managed to figure it out and find out that the documentation was incorrect. The “EXCEPT 12.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS” should have said only supports those.