5. Glossary of Terms

configuration state
state
A configuration has a state, one of: PENDING, IN PROGRESS, APPLIED, or ERROR. The state a configuration is in determines any necessary processing in systems like the Edge Direct backend or the agent on a gateway.
current configuration
A current configuration is a configuration that’s currently active on the gateway.
desired configuration
A desired configuration is a configuration that’s saved to the Edge Direct server. It may or may not be active on the gateway.