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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Reconfigure Central Admin Configuration in MOSS 2007

We currently are looking to build out a single farm MOSS 2007 instance. We took an image of the production instance, along with SQL server, and built the dev instance off of this. The issue is this ...
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How can I avoid “service unavailable”/“recompiling” when deploying solutions

The topic says a lot. I'm looking for a way to avoid that ugly "service unavailable" page when you deploy a solution. Also, I would like some theory on it, as I'm not sure I understand it completely. ...
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Least Privilege Service Accounts - confusion

I'm confused about least privilege accounts during sharepoint 2010 farm setup. I found an article describing this approach here, where author says: Specifically, SP_Farm must be in the local ...
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Removing a Web Front-End server from Farm (Load Balancing)

I am currently working on a project where we have developed a portal on SharePoint. Currently we have two servers which is using Load Balancing. We're experiencing a lot of difficulties connected to ...
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Newsfeed remains empty

I am having a problem provisioning users newsfeeds with actual news. I have followed Harbars guide to create the user profile server application. Also i have created the user profile Syncronisation ...
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Storing farm level data for a web component

I've built a SharePoint user control (not a web part) and am deploying it via Solutions, Features, etc. It's a commercial component and I want to be able to store license information once it's ...
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adding a new server to the farm and run an existing Service Application on it

Event though my question is somewhat development-related, I believe it's more of an IT Pro question, so please keep reading if you're not a developer! I am developing a custom Service Application. I ...
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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? http://tjo.me/...
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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?