Managing a desired configuration requires enabling the desired configuration management client agent and assigning configuration baselines to collections so that computers can assess compliance with the configuration data you want to monitor.

To configure desired configuration management in Configuration Manager 2007, use the following resources:

Getting Started


Basic Troubleshooting

Online Resources

To download best practices configuration data from Microsoft and other software vendors, visit the Microsoft® System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Configuration Pack Web page (

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