Refers to the logical arrangement of hardware and service applications for a SharePoint farm.

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How to change the database server in SharePoint server 2010?

I have SharePoint Server 2010 installed on Server A (all the roles are on the same machine),and now I need to add a new server B which must be the new database server, so I need to move all the ...
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Thoughts on a SharePoint 2013 architecture?

My task is to build an Intranet environment. What should be the may thoughts when building a SharePoint topology from the ground, for a Intranet site with 1000-1500 users. My idea is to use the ...
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Determining the number of servers per farm needed

I'm studying for the 668 and don't understand why I need 4 SP servers for these farms based on the requirements.
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intranet/extranet topology with search?

I have a project which have the following requirements : two functional areas : intranet and extranet two type of users : corporate users and partners (via claims authentication, AD for corporate ...
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EndPoint Failure

Running a 2013 farm in RTM state right now...have several servers in the farm 2 WFE, 2 APP Servers, 4 Search Servers. Been seeing these errors in my event logs and it's very random...sometimes it ...
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Create new Index Component and add it to a clone topology?

I'm in the Search Service Application crawling a file server containing 480k items. The SharePoint Server only have a system disk with 20 GB free space, and there are no other servers available. Upon ...
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Only 10 app pools per web server?

I'm reading the software limits for SharePoint 2013, and find that only 10 app pools per web server is supported. It's a threshold limit type, meaning I can exceed it, but probably I would lose in ...
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number of web application we should have in a medium size topology

what will correct answer of this question? "How many web application we should have in a medium size topology in SharePoint 2010 farm?" I understand the capacity planning recommendation. But the ...
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It's possible to put the Application servers on different subnet than the Front End Servers

It is possible to put the Application servers on a different subnet than the Front End Servers in SharePoint 2013, What are the advantages and drawbacks, noting that this is an Internet facing ...
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Applying new SharePoint Enterprise Search Query Topology fails with Crawl Component cannot be dismounted

I am trying to scale out our search topology by adding a new Index Partition and Query Servers. The approach that is being taken is using PowerShell to build a new SharePoint Search Query Topology ...
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Single Farm with ForeFront AUG or 2 Serparate Farm to secure intranet/extranet Farm?

We're planning of setting up a two separate farm (internet farm and intranet/extranet farm) for security purposes. My question is that, if we use the Edge Topology (using the ForeFront AUG) is't okey ...
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What is a query server in SharePoint farm?

As per my understanding a farm consists of: SharePoint Server Database Now the above SharePoint Server can be one of the following roles: WFE Application Server So basically a SharePoint farm ...
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Types of SharePoint farms

Can any SharePoint Experienced Architect or SharePoint Consultant enlighten me on the different types of farms. I am going through this slide (Page Number 22) and am getting a bit confused by the ...
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Setting up search for frontend web server. Search works from appserver, not from frontend

I’ll go straight to the point here, with the information I have. This is the first time I have set search on a multi tier farm, so I could have missed alot... I am setting up search on a existing web ...
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When should we separate a site collection into a different web application

we are planning a sharepoint topology and wondering if we should separate each department in a different web application or just a dedicated site collection. What's the guide or best practice to ...
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Why use an authoring server *and* a production server

I've been reading the topology document for SharePoint 2010 content deployment and am trying to explain the benefits of a 2-stage (authoring and production) or even 3-stage (authoring, staging, ...
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SQL 2008 r2 architecture for multiple clients(farms)

I am trying to plan out an ideal environment to support 5-10 clients in Sharepoint 2010. I have decided to create a farm for each client but I am not sure how to deploy the SQL server architecture. ...
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Remove server from Server Topology list

I have removed a server (Database server) from a SharePoint 2007 farm. However the server still displays in the "Farm Topology" list. Is there a way to remove the server to correct the Farm Topology ...
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SharePoint 2010 High availability - scenario

I am designing a SharePoint 2010 farm topology to provide high availability for a three server farm (2 SharePoint, 1 SQL). The servers are setup that SQL is using SQL Server clustering, and there are ...
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IIS 7 Shared Configuration and SharePoint

Can someone guide me as to how can IIS Shared Configuration be utilized in a farm scenario for SharePoint. Is it advisable to replicate IIS configuration between different web servers that are hosting ...
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Any reason not to create a new content database for each site collection?

When creating a site collection in stsadm there are 2 commands I could use: createsite and createsiteinnewdb, where the latter creates a new content database for the site collection. Reading around ...
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Single server topology

Is it better to install a full copy of sql server and do a farm/complete install, or standalone? The reason i ask is, it seems like express might have a more compact resource footprint, and share the ...
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Two Server Sharepoint Farm Topology

I'm working on creating a product for Sharepoint and have set up a server farm consisting of two machines running Server 2008 R2. I want to set up SQL2008 on one Machine, and SharePoint 2010 on the ...
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Add Application Server to existing SharePoint farm - production hours

I'm required to add a new application server on an existing production farm where there are hunderds of active users accessing the portal sites currently. My farm toplogy is like this :- 2 WFE 1 ...
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Can servers in a SharePoint farm be members of different domains?

Here is the scenario: Two domains: DOMAINA and DOMAINB in different forests (Windows Server 2008 R2 Domain Functional Level) DOMAINA is in a DMZ network (firewalls are configured to permit all ...
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Creating an authoring instance

We have a single production farm for our SharePoint 2010 server, behind our firewall and only accessible via the intranet. Is it possible to add an authoring server to our topology? Departmental ...
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Can I add a WSS Front End with MOSS server?

Is it possible to add WSS as front end and MOSS as server?
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Authoring Environment

I have taken a new job and have been introduced to a new SharePoint environment that has been set up. The topology is as follows. Dev - > Authoring -> Testing -> Production I am a little confused by ...
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How to deploy a split back-to-back topology?

We want to install SharePoint Foundation 2010 to our customer. They have 3 WFEs on DMZ and 1 SQL on intranet. They have AD on intranet. How do you do this?
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Recommendation for the correct topology/architecture

I've been tasked with proposing an architecture for our new SharePoint 2010 environment. The problem is that it will be hosted externally on a server that we have full control over at a data centre. ...
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Getting the following error: Another topology activation is in progress

I am using Search Server Express 2010. I am creating Search application using PowerShell scripts. After creating crawl and query components, i am activating them. First activating crawl component ...
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How can I view the creation date (and creator) of a child site (not an admin person)

Is there any way an end user (with contribute or full access) can view the properties of A CHILD SITE...as in when it was created and by whom?