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Questions tagged [load-balancing]

Load balancing is a computer networking method for distributing workloads across multiple computing resources, such as computers, a computer cluster, network links, central processing units or disk drives. Load balancing aims to optimize resource use, maximize throughput, minimize response time, and avoid overload of any one of the resources.

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(OWA) Office Web application server show high CPU

We have two OWA servers and one of them is showing high CPU. It remains constantly 99% to 100% it does not go down. I red that I should check load balancing by browsing to the following url: http://...
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How to add web server in farm in SharePoint 2013?

We have SharePoint 2013 Farm - 3 Web server + 2 app server + 1 DB server. Setup NLB cluster from Web servers. One of web servers is working bad in latest time. Can I do add new web server in farm ...
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SharePoint 2013 Load Balancing with F5

I've a SharePoint 2013 farm with 1 FE 1 AP and 1 DB server. IIS worker proces on FE server costs high CPU sometimes and so I added a new FE server to my farm and now I've 2 FE 1 AP and 1 DB server on ...
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Services distribution in a two tier farm

i'm building a SP2013 two tier lab farm, where two load balanced servers will host all services (wfe, application, search, userprofiles etc). In order to obtain complete fault tolerance for the ...
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Application Discovery and Load Balancer

So I've been looking into the Application Discovery and Load Balancer SharePoint provides now I always though it was just a basic load balancer that can round-robin requests to web service ...
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Configuring AAM in an environment with HLB

I am trying to configure AAM(Alternate Access Mappings) on a environment with an HLB(Hardware Load balancer) configured.The DNS name of the site, say, "myspsites.com" is pointing to the HLB and this ...
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Is Windows Network Load Balancing (NLB) required in every new sharepoint 2013 farm?

we have 5 Web Front End servers in our internet farm, and huge number of users daily 2000 users access our internet portal. in our org we have F5 Load balancer Here what is the difference between ...
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bypass load balancing server when crawling through a single content source

we have 2 crawl servers in the farm which is used to crawl all the content sources in the farm.For one of the content sources(this content source is an external repository) we want just the one server ...
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Multiple sharepoint web front end servers in Load balancer

we have 4 web front end servers in our sharepoint farm and now plan for add these servers in load balancer F5, for adding sharepoint web front end servers in load balancer there are settings need to ...
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Query components and active web front end servers in load balancer

This Question about the Search In our SharePoint farm 4 web front end servers and we are using F5 Network Load alancer In load balancer we added only one server But remaining 3 web servers we have ...
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How to do load balancing on app server level in SharePoint 3 tier architecture on premise

We are configuring SharePoint 2013 3 tier architecture. We are configuring services on servers. Now the requirement is: 1) All the services should be hosted on both the app servers, can we do this? ...
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F5 Load balancer- http to https Site, Mixed content browser error

We have configured F5 load balancer with https certificate and all this request till F5 are being in SSL. Load balancer does transition to http request in internal network. I have SharePoint Site ...
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Load Balancing Misbehaving

We have a web SharePoint farm with 4 WFE's. When testing the load balancing, we noticed that when we down a specific WFE, the whole farms stops working (no requests are processed). When any of the ...
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The Audience URI could not be validated

I have two load balanced WFEs. My site is using Form Based Authentication (FBA). There is also two load balanced Proxy Servers in between. Let's call my site www.example.com. So if someone opens my ...
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Can we have one set of SharePoint 2013 servers in On-Premises and another set in Azure

Is it possible to have one set of SharePoint 2013 servers (WFE, APP and DB) and another set of servers in Azure? Can we configure load balancing between the servers hosted in On-Premises and Azure? I ...
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Custom form reloads in multiserver load balanced farm

I have my Web Application deployed in 2-3 environments and now it is deployed in production environment but it giving us a problem. Wherever there is modal dialog, it keeps reloading intermittently. ...
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SharePoint 2013 and SSL Offload / Termination

I'm trying to configure my SharePoint to allow SSL Offload. I have a My Sites Host web app created on port 80 (without SSL) and I have configured Alternative Access Mapping to support the SSL Offload: ...
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How to tackle error raised in 1 WFE out of 3 WFE?

Someone had asked this question but proper answer is not known, can anyone say what will be the proper answer for this? We have a SharePoint application spread on 3 WFE server. Now one component is ...
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one of WFE cannot be browsed

In our SP2010 farm there are 2 WFE (WEB01 and WEB02) and 2APP servers. Between users and 2 WFEs there is a network load balancer. Last week, by unknown reason, users are not able to browse Sharepoint ...
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balance loading in Sharepoint wfe

Can somebody give information about load balancing and how to configure in wfe. My wfe will have multiple web applications and multiple site collections. How to achieve this?
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Cannot access Sharepoint web part pages from client machines using SOAP connection - (401) Unauthorized error

I desperately need some help on this guys, We have a 'Pages' library where we have saved all our custom web part pages. Now, these pages (aspx) when invoked, connect to a web service that has some ...
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Get the public URL of the current page when using off box ssl termination

If you're using off box SSL Termination with SharePoint how do you determine the Public URL of the current page the url the user has in the browser) e.g. Browser : httpS://sharepoint/somesite SSL ...
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Two WFEs without NLB?

Can I have 2 WFEs without using NLB in which case it will work as fail over but not as load balancer? Or if I am using more than 1 WFE then I have to use NLB and without it, it will be like single ...
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Concurrency and SharePoint - Sequence Number Generation

I have a dev question related to concurrency. Here's the problem: I need to generate a sequential reference number for each document uploaded to a specific document library. The numbers basicaly look ...
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Resetting IIS takes website down even though load balancer is being used

I have 2 load balanced WFEs. When I take one of them offline then website still works which means load balancer is working. But when I do IIS reset on one of those machines then the website doesn't ...
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Sharepoint not sending mail using alternate access mapping path

I am using load balancer (WFE1 + WFE2) and my web application is configured as http://server which I defined in host header. I have also added AAM http://realsite. So when a user types AAM in URL then ...
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How to debug using Visual Studio on load balanced WFEs

I have a 4 server farm. APP WFE1 WFE2 DB Both WFE1 and WFE2 are load balanced and their network name is SPLOAD. So basically I can open http://spload in browser and it opens website from one of ...
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Web App only allows workflow creation on one server in farm, all others fail

I have a 3 tier farm, with a clusterd db, 2 app servers and 4 WFE. The WFE are being load balanced on a netscaler. We have 3 web apps deployed to the farm. We are able to create workflows fine on ...
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SharePoint 2013 Request managment Verus having a load balancer

the higher management ask me to provide a high level description about what are need in case we want to define two SharePoint servers inside the same Farm . so if one SharePoint server is down the ...
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cant crawl content sources after load balancing

I recently load balanced my farm and in my testing found that my content sources in my search application are generating "access denied" warnings when the crawling runs. Event ID 1314: Access is ...
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SharePoint Reporting Services NLB Configuration Problems with Routing

I have a problem with Reporting Service Integration on my environment. We have 2 WFE's. Reporting services is configured on both. However, on the SharePoint Central Admin under reporting services ...
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SSRS Intermittant Exceptions

Someone assisted me this morning with one issue related to Reporting Services in SharePoint Integrated mode: SharePoint Reporting Services - NLB issue Now I seem to have another issue. The post ...
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SSL Offloading in 2013

For my web front end's I plan to put the two of them against a load balancer (netscaler) the admin i'm working with gave me the option to Offload SSL on the load balancer...in 2010 I would have said ...
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SharePoint 2010 Network load balancing Issue

I have setup a windows NLB on two web front ends WFE1 and WFE2. I have set WFE1 as priority 1 and when user browses the site they hit WFE1. This works fine. To test a fail over scenario I stopped ...
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SharePoint 2013 - The Office HTML Viewer Service could not be registered

I have Windows Server 2012 (RTM) and SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise (RTM) and SQL Server Enterprise 2012 with SP1 (RTM1). Constantly (about every 60 seconds) I have in Application log and ...
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Understanding NLB between WFE and App Servers

There are two WFEs with high availability. I asked someone if you are using NLB between them to load balance and he said yes. Then he said we also have two app servers with high availability. I ...
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Clustering and load balancing

What is the difference between clustering and load balancing from SharePoint point of view? When we say "high availability" does it mean clustering or load balancing or both?
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Load Balancing WFE servers in 2013

I'm in the planning stages for a new 2013 farm and documenting out my topology etc...came to a question of Load Balancing and since this is the first farm I've built with the use of it I'm wondering ...
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Firefox connection reset over hardware load balancing and SSL

We have set up farm with 3 WFE's. Web apps are load balanced by hardware balancer with SSL. Assuming that our web site is https://www.foo.bar, we have our applications configured as follows: HTTP ...
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Unauthorized error when adding form to a form library

I have a webpart that extracts a form from an infopath template then it attempts to add this to a form library in SharePoint. I get an unauthorized error 401 when it attempts to add the file. It ...
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'-LOCAL' solution deployment across multi server farm

I've deployed numerous solutions before but I'm trying to do a 'zero downtime' deployment on a 4 server farm. My question is about what happens in the background when deploying with the -local ...
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Search, How to bypass hardware load balancer?

Problem: SharePoint search crawling is going through my hardware load balancer (HLB) and this is putting undue stress on the HLB. I'd like to have search crawl directly against one of the WFEs and by-...
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Hitting a specific WFE in a Load Balanced environment

I have a host header web application pointing to a Load Balanced IP. Is there any way that I can hit a specific server in the farm? I'm trying to diagnose intermittent 503s and cannot determine ...
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Load Balancing - Is it configured correctly

I have a QC farm consist of 1 application server, 1 web front end and 1 database server. How I make sure all the web visiting traffic is going to web server not app server (unless wfe has too many ...
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Lost navigation when testing on one Web Front-End server taken off Load balancing?

Last week we experienced a phenomenon which didn't make sense (to me). We have an environment with one SQL Server and two Web Front-End servers in the Farm. Upon deploy one WFE were removed from Load ...
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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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How to determine which WFE you are hitting?

Webpart on the home page broken but does not appeared to be broken all the time. So I need to find out which WFE webpart is broken? Load balance is in place with 2 WFE. or is not the WFE since ...
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Finding existence of network load balancing in existing moss 2007 farm

There are 3 servers in my moss 2007 farm (index,query,application). I am not able to find network load balancing manager on application and index server while query server has this application. I ...
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Load-balanced URL for Central Administration?

We have six servers in our SharePoint 2010 farm. Two servers have the Central Administration application. We would like to have a load-balanced URL for CA but beforehand would like to know the ...
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How can I configure load balanceing multiple SharePoint2010 web server using Network Load Balancing?

How can I configure load balanceing multiple SharePoint2010 web server using Network Load Balancing ? I googoled and binged , not much resources could be found on SharePoint2010.Can anyone point me ...