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Farm topology management (SharePoint Server 2010)

 

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2010, SharePoint Foundation 2010

Topic Last Modified: 2011-09-23

This chapter describes how to add servers to a farm, how to rename servers, and how to remove servers from a farm.

Topology examples are available that can be used as a template for building out a farm. For more information, see the Topologies for SharePoint Server 2010 model in the Technical diagrams (SharePoint Server 2010) article.

The following tasks are part of managing the topology of a farm:

  1. Add a Web or application server to the farm (SharePoint Server 2010)

    This article describes how to add Web servers to a farm.

  2. Add a database server to an existing farm (SharePoint Server 2010)

    This article describes how to add a database server to a farm.

  3. Remove a server from the farm (SharePoint Server 2010)

    This article describes how to remove a server from a farm.

  4. Rename a stand-alone server (SharePoint Server 2010)

    This article describes how to rename a stand-alone server.

  5. Manage search topology (SharePoint Server 2010)

    This series of articles describes how to add servers for use with Enterprise Search features.

  6. Automating Microsoft SharePoint 2010 with Windows PowerShell 2.0 (book excerpt)

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