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Install 2 farms on same server

You cannot install two SharePoint farms on single windows server. Unless you want to create the couple of VM on servers then you can do. Yes, you can use single SQL server instance for multiple farms....
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Install 2 farms on same server

The only way you can do this is through Hyper-V where you create a virtual instance, install Windows Server 2012 and SharePoint Server 2013. They can use the same database server provided that you ...
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Workflow Manager Backend stop after insalling CU3 Update

This issue occurs because of the Workflow Resource Management Store version value at [WFResourceManagementDB].[dbo].[StoreVersionTable] is still 1.0.2.0 despite you have installed CU3 that should work ...
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Rest API stop working due to "minFreeMemoryPercentageToActivateService"

This issue occurs if the available memory on the web server is low So Try to restart Sharepoint search host controller in windows service to release all the leaked memory and consumed memory ! Or ...
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Farm BackUp error

The Backup-SPFarm command should use a network share where The service accounts, Farm accounts and SQL Server service accounts have Full Control access to the share. This is because SharePoint uses ...
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Add Application Server to existing SharePoint farm - production hours

I know it's an old thread but for others benefit I'm going to attempt to answer your 2nd part of the question (which does not seem to be addressed directly). There should not be any downtime for just ...
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Failure to Configure New Farm (Keyset does not exist)

This is a cryptographic error. You will need to set permissions on a the crypto keys folder: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/servergeeks/archive/2014/07/10/keyset-does-not-exist-error.aspx The folder is ...
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Is there a way to know if a Sharepoint 2013 farm was upgraded from earlier versions

The farm couldn't have been 'upgraded', but the databases certainly could have. For the Content Databases, you can run the following T-SQL query: SELECT * FROM Versions (NoLock) That will tell you ...
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Migrating sharepoint farm from one domain to another

I am assuming you are talking about Farm Migration not one server migration. Migrating SharePoint farm from one domain to another is not easy process. You have to build new Farm on new Domain then ...
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Migrating sharepoint farm from one domain to another

You have a Single Server farm and would like to migrate SharePoint server to a new domain Old Domain: FABRIKA.CONTOSO.COM New Domain: CONTOSO.COM Step 1: Preparations before migrating ...
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Rest API stop working due to "minFreeMemoryPercentageToActivateService"

As Qassas mentioned you have to check the resources on the server. check which process is consuming the memory alot stop all the services / app pool which are not being used. to free up memory if you ...
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Managing Ribbon Actions Using jQuery SP 2013

SharePoint provides a Custom Action class, please read SP.UserCustomActionCollection Class. var context = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var list = context.get_web().get_lists().getByTitle("...
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Powershell Script for taking Farm backup in SP 2013

The command below always helped me to take backup of entire farm. Backup-SPFarm -Directory C:\Backup -BackupMethod full -BackupThreads 10 -Force Source: here and here If you want a script ...
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Web App Level Feature not showing in SharePoint 2013

Depending on where the Central Administration is hosted (Web Front End or App server), and depending on the target of the WSP package (I'm not talking of the scope of the feature; I'm talking about ...
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Workflow Manager Backend stop after insalling CU3 Update

Have a look at the steps in the post at https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com - while this refers to an earlier version of Workflow Manager, the issue described is exactly the same as yours and the steps ...
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Access SharePoint 2013 outside server farm with AD Users

You could create a VPN network from your home to your office network. (Recommanded) Alternate access mappings isn't just working for External access, you need to configure too in your router and your ...
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Workflow Manager Backend stop after insalling CU3 Update

Okay i found the solution in this link: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/biztalknotes/2014/11/19/workflow-manager-backend-service-failure-after-upgrade-to-1-0-refresh/ The workflow manager ...
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Server farm for Small Non-profit

With that number of users, depending on usage, a two SharePoint server farm running all services on each is likely appropriate, given you allocate the appropriate amount of CPU and memory (likely ...
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Make copy of farm and renaming machine names

You can't copy machines. What has happened is your 'copy' of the WFE/APP servers have connected to your production SQL Server. The best course of action is to probably disconnect all SharePoint ...
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How to complete un install custom Sharepoint farm solution?

If your farm solution has Code, then yes, it adds a DLL to GAC when installing the solution. Uninstalling Farm Features depends on what is deployed on activation of the feature and what you want to ...
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Removal of WFE from a SharePoint Farm and its impact on deployed solutions

WFE servers are there to cater all your requests and are exact replica of each other. If you remove one, your system will be slow in processing requests but it won't hamper the functionality.
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How to deploy SharePoint 2013 on premise farm across Geo locations?

You scenrio is fall under the stretched farm which is commonly unsupported but with the exception is for few topologies(but where you have latency <1ms) Question: My customer wants to distribute ...
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Why any Administration Group account Log into SP as system account?

I guess the application pool is running under that user. If you Login to your Site with the same (managed) account the web application is running under, it will identify you as "System Account".
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Access SharePoint 2013 outside server farm with AD Users

There's mainly two options: Use a VPN, and access you SP sites as you would do from the inside of the network. "Publish your SP server on the Internet":Usually, you use a dedicated server known as ...
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Solution not deploying after Farm Restart

Make sure SharePoint Timer Service is running on all servers.
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Get Current Licence type for SharePoint Farm using C#?

You can loop Farm products: using Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration; // .... class... SPFarm farm = SPFarm.Local; foreach (Guid prd in farm.Products) { if (prd == new Guid("B7D84C2B-0754-49E4-...
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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?

If hardware on all server are same then it really doesnot matter, You can change the server role. Central Admin will host on the 1st server in the farm( on which you run the Config wizard & ...
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SharePoint two tier fault-tolerant

We have 2.000 users with 2 WFE, 1 Application Server + 1 Web App server. Your configuration is more than enough.
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SharePoint two tier fault-tolerant

For 200 Users this configuration more than enough. I am guessing you have enough memory to run all services and web apps. I would configure Search on one server, and User Profile Services on 2nd ...
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spadminV4 which could not be contacted in deployment

Open sharepoint management shell as administrator then execute the command , it is working for me.
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