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I configured a SharePoint 2016 farm

  • 2 wfe with distributed cache
  • 2 app with search

I configured the search service to work on the two app servers and the search topology shows the two servers

What I need when a user do a search it should not go to the load balancer then wfe, I need to perform crawl on the same both app servers

I found some articles said create dns and set the host file entries but I don't know How? Please help me!

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Simply, Let your SharePoint URL point to 127.0.0.1 in Hosts file

Example

  • Consider your SharePoint Portal URL is https://qassas.com

  • So you just need to add a new entry in the hosts file on all SharePoint Servers as the following

    127.0.0.1     qassas.com
    
  • Thanks, For all SP servers or only app servers? – Fabio Oct 28 '18 at 11:22
  • preferred all servers – Mohamed El-Qassas MVP Nov 2 '18 at 8:32

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