A server farm or server cluster is a collection of computer servers usually maintained by an enterprise to accomplish server needs far beyond the capability of one machine.

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Sharepoint Adding a new web front-end

I'm asking the question to avoid disaster for when I actually do the work. I'm planning to Add a new SP 2010 Web front end to my farm and decomission the old one. My question is basically the ...
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how can we check the current SharePoint Installation type?

how can we check the installation type of a SharePoint server if it's Farm or Standalone /Foundation or MOSS
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Can the Top-Level-Site be recovered or does it need to be re-created?

Yesterday I was working on a project and thought I was within that specific site when I wanted to delete it, but accidently deleted the main site of the Farm. Today I went into SPD and found that ...
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SharePoint audit

What's the best approach for auditing a MOSS 2007 farm and ensuring it's correctly configured, which service accounts are in use.
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SharePoint Server Farm HDD

SharePoint servers require a 80gb HDD System drive per server per technet. How flexible is that requirment? What are other peoples experience with configuring farm server's hard drives? ...
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SharePoint 2010 Farm Shutdown Procedure

What is the recommended procedure for shutting down a SharePoint 2010 Farm? In other words, after I have quiesced the farm, what additional steps do I need to take to ensure that there is NO ...
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Access denied when trying to add front end to server farm. Why?

I'm trying to add another front end server to my wss server farm. For some reason, the 'SP product and technologies configuration wizard' is failing at step 2 - throwing an access denied error. In my ...
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What is a safe way to reconnect a server from another farm to the network?

I have VMWare image clone of our virtual Sharepoint web frontend. All the connections are the same (same farm basically), same exchange server, same sql server. I am afraid to connect this box to the ...
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SPS2010 Server Farm installation without DC/AD

My HOST PC is Windows 7 and using VirtualBox I have setup a Virtual Machine having: Windows 2008 Server R2 Enterprise (Standalone - there is no AD/DC) SQL Server 2008 R2 Express SharePoint 2010 ...
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Combining Windows 2003 and 2008 servers in a SP Farm

We have a SharePoint server farm that has both Windows 2003 and Windows 2008 servers as front end. Has anyone else tried this configuration? Is it supported?