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It's behaving properly trying to access the old AppServer. You need to create a new Central Admin on the new AppServer using PowerShell cmdlet New-SPCentralAdministration on your new AppServer. New-SPCentralAdministration -port 2013
I have a customer who made a clone of the entire environment to a test environment. This test environment need to be literally separated from production environment since you need to clone the domain controller, the SQL Server and all servers in your production SharePoint Farm. The FQDN of your servers will be the same as in production and it’s very easy to ...
As of I know sharepoint does not support the cloning once farm is configured due to hard coded references in config db and other issues with config db. Recommend approach is build a new farm in Dev, take production farm backup and restore in Dev farm with new configuration if within same AD.
I would recommend you to reinstall SharePoint in english language. Just changing the CA's language won't change the language of ULS-Logs and other stuff. This makes troubleshooting much more challenging, as there is no german-speaking SharePoint community.
There is no supported way to change the Language of central admin.by default, the language of central admin is the language of sharepoint version installed. If you want to change it then re install the sharepoint with correct language version. To change language in web table is not supported and will end support contract with MSFT. But if it is ur Dev ...
As per my experience there is no such rule on which server CA will be provision but as per practice it is basically provisioned on the app server. By default it provision on the 1st server in farm. It's upto you on which server you want to use for CA. I don't see any issue with search server hosting CA
IIS (Internet Information Server) 7.0 in Windows 7 no longer includes the SMTP service. If you need that service, you might try the free hMailServer. and read this take a look this blog http://johanolivier.blogspot.com/2011/02/sharepoint-2010-incoming-e-mail.html
It may be necessary to grant permissions to the container in the AD, please see Track SharePoint 2010 Installations by Service Connection Point (AD Marker)
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