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Questions tagged [topology]

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

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Is it the best practice to run user profile service in WFE servers and search with user profile service?

Hi In new SharePoint 2016 Farm I have below topology 2 APP Servers((Application With Search ROLE) = User Profile Service + and Search Host Controller Service, Search Query and Site Settings Service &...
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WCF - Metadata publishing for this service is currently disabled

I'm trying to clear up the Events Viewer in my UAT environment, and one of the errors I'm getting is Event 8313. A failure was reported when trying to invoke a service application: EndpointFailure ...
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Application Discovery and Load Balancer Duties

Application Discovery and Load Balancer The above link comes close, but I need a slightly more specific answer. I understand the topology service load balances service applications, but will it also ...
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SharePoint Search 2013 status shows degraded

When I ran the Health report from Microsoft, I got the below error. SSAComponentState Error Servers with SSA Components not 'Active': SPDevServer [...
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What are the windows servers that needs to be running on a Search hosted Server SP 2013?

I have a server in a farm (App, wfe) where all my search components are running on a single server (App), what are the windows services (in services.msc) needs to be started? If my search is scaled ...
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How to make the search topology as inactive?

I tried to clone the existing search and create a new search. Now my both the search services are active. How to make the old one as inactive? I cannot delete the old one without being sure of new one ...
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PS Script error when trying to remove old search topology SP 2013

Remove-SPEnterpriseSearchTopology -Identity $OldTopologyId -SearchApplication $ServiceApplication Getting the below error when running the above PSScript Remove-SPEnterpriseSearchTopology : Cannot ...
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How to add a new server to the farm to an existing search topology and not lose any search schema settings

We are running SharePoint 2013 on-prem. I detached a Central Admin server that was part of the farm and also had the Crawler, Content Processing, Analytics processing, Query Processing and had a ...
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SharePoint 2016 Topology Planning

Im trying to figure out how to properly size my SP 2016 farm(migration from SP2010), select proper roles for the servers etc. I have two possible approaches in mind: 8 Servers(2x each MinRole) plus ...
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Separated server is needed for remote event recevier?

We are using SP2010 and planning to upgrade to SP2016 on-premise. I do not have experience in "App model" development. On our SP2010 farm (enterprise edition) we have various event receiver built ...
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Unable to activate my Search Topology

I've been trying to use this PS code, to set up my new Search service application. But I'm failing at activating the SearchTopology When $SearchTopology.Activate() runs it returns the following ...
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The topology service is not available in the farm in SharePoint 2016

I have installed the SP2016 on server but when I run the wizard all the services are got created except search. I got error when I clicked on search service"The topology service is not available in ...
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Central Admin SharePoint 2016 install

I have a SharePoint 2016 install, 1 WFE and 1 app server, where is it best to put Central Admin?
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Search Topology Issues

I have finally managed to somewhat set up Search on SP2013. It's resolved my weird WebPart Access error I was getting when trying to navigate to the Search Center. The only issue now is my topology ...
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SharePoint version storage

Will SharePoint store each version as a whole physical copy or just the delta difference in disk? This information is required for sizing considerations.
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SharePoint 2016 Search Topology with Minrole

How does the Search Service application Topology work in SharePoint 2016? I'm planning on having 2 search server, does that mean when I create the service application, I will be running all the search ...
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No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it

Good day, I am trying to reset my Index because I am getting the "Unable to retrieve topology component health states. This may be because the admin component is not up and running." I've tried ...
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Sharepoint 2016 Search Topology

Have just installed an 8 Server Sp2016 Farm with MinRoles (2 each) but after creating the Search Service App the Topology Overview in Central Admin only shows one of them. Do I have to add the second ...
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MinRole Topologies

What are MinRole topologies and what is the best practice to configure topologies in SharePoint 2016? What are the differences between front end servers and Distributed Cache servers?
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Best search topology for 1 WFE Server,1 App server and 1 SQL Server?

Best search topology for 1 WFE Server,1 App server and 1 SQL Server? Where to configure the index partitioning,query components and other search components
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How to increase SharePoint performance?

Our SharePoint has 2 WFE server and we are facing performance issue. What are the things that have to be considered to increase performance?
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A Different SQL Server for Reporting Services

Is it possible to configure SharePoint to use one SQL Server setup with Database Engine Services for configurations and content databases and another SQL Server setup with SharePoint Reporting ...
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Topology error: A failure was reported when trying to invoke a service application

I am getting frequent topology errors on my SP servers: A failure was reported when trying to invoke a service application: EndpointFailure Affected Endpoint: http://app01:32843/...
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Press search return result slow

We are using SP2013 standard on-premise. The farm have about 40,000 index items and concurrent less than 100 users. Incremental crawl is scheduled every 15min and full crawl every weekend. The ...
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need guidance on new streamlined topology for design sharepoint 2013 Farm for internet faced sites

For internet based share point web application it has below statistics Total Number of Search Queries : 1928 Total Number of Daily Unique Visitors: 800 No of page views per daily : 3334 How i ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Topology Broke Down

Almost three years ago i installed Sharepoint 2013 Enterprise for test purposes and i didn't planned very well the topology so i prepared one server as a web server and used TFS database server as ...
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Best practices for Sharepoint 2013 3 tier installation

I have 3 servers WFE server Application Server Database Server I am using Windows 2008 R2 and SQL server 2008 Assuming SQL Server 2008 is installed with a Server account E.g. SQL_service, can ...
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When creating a small farm search topology, does the web application get created on the Central Admin server or the other server?

I'm fairly new to Sharepoint and I'm trying to set up a small farm search topology such as the following: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg750251(v=office.14).aspx . I don't believe I ...
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Add a new server to a farm, product key

I can't manage to find anything about this topic, but when you are about to add a new SharePoint server to a existing farm, must the server be installed with the same product key as the other servers ...
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Application Discovery Load Balancer Service EndpointFailure (topology.svc)

Short Version: How can I change the "ServiceEndpointUri" of Application Discovery and Load Balancer Service Application Proxy? After changing the servers, it shows the computer name of an old server (...
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Sharepoint Web / Service Application / Pools for Security and Isolation Concerns

I have multi part question in regards to setting up the topology for my company and am curious about best practices. We are creating a SharePoint farm that will be used by different divisions in the ...
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SharePoint 2013 SP1 stuck on starting crawl when one of the search servers is offline

We have the following search topology shown below. We shutoff server #12. My first question is how come the "Crawler" is still checked and how come when I try to execute a crawl on content source it ...
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Sharepoint public site topology and best practice

I would like to have somes informations about internet public site. What topoly is recommended ? (extranet topology seems to be the best). Is there best practice about sharepoint configuration ? ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...