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Web Farm deployment of Virtual Directories on IIS8

We have a click once application (and third party click once deployment tool) that requires a path on the IIS server to write to. We have two application servers, both running IIS 8 (on win2012 ...
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Routing 1 ARR to Mutliple WebFarms

I'm using Windows 2008 R2 with Application Request Routing 3.0. I've got my ARR box that is routing currently to 1 Web Farm, that comprises of a few servers. I can create a 2nd Web Farm, but I can't ...
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IIS server farm with multiple websites

I'm trying to set up an iis server farm with multiple websites. I have a ControlServer that should redirect requests and manage load balancing for two similar iis web servers. These web servers ...
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Is it possible to create an IIS web farm using WFF and ARR using a single server?

I'm developing a web application that will be deployed in a web farm environment on IIS 7.5. Currently I don't have multiple servers to test my application. Is there a way to create and test a web ...
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Web Farm Framework on Windows Server 2012

I'm having trouble installing the Web Farm Framework (2.0) in Windows Server 2012. Has it been integrated in with IIS8 or another feature like AAR? I've looked in the Web Platform Installer and it is ...
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Microsoft Application Request Routing with Windows Authentication

I'm running into a problem trying to get Windows Authentication working in an environment that uses Microsoft Application Request Routing and was hoping someone might be able to help. The problem I'm ...
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single point of failure in IIS Web Farm Framework setting?

ASP.NET WEB API Windows Server 2008 R2/IIS 7.5/Web Farm Framework 2.5 I am planning to deploy application across 4 web servers. Should i use shared content/configuration using DFS among web servers ...
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IIS 7.5 Web Server Farm with separate domain accounts

We have 4 servers running Server 2008 R2 x64 with IIS 7.5 and they're linked together with a Web Server Farm. Content is being distributed to each server correctly and also websites so when it comes ...
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Creating my small farm by virtual machines to learn scalability issues [closed]

I would like to create a fake server farm using virtual machines with Ubuntu server on them. I do not plan to use those as a real farm to host people websites etc. I recently read about scalability, ...
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iis 7.5 - WFF and ARR farm management

We have two test web farms (IIS 7.5). The Florida web farm has two ARR servers and two content servers. The ARR servers have WFF and NLB installed. The ARR setup uses a shared config located on a file ...
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Web Farm Framework - Limited deployment to specific servers

Is it possible when deploying apps using the IIS web farm framework to limit the number of servers the site is deployed on? The use case I am specific looking at is with a multi-tenant load balanced ...
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IIS 7.5 and ARR - Server.MapPath showing path on ARR Server not Content Server

I am currently building a Web Farm using ARR and the Web Farm Framework. We have two ARR servers that are part of their own NLB cluster with the Web Farm containing two identical content servers. ...
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Web Farm Framework - Missing IIS features

I'm trying to install a web farm using Microsoft's Web Farm Framework 2.2. The server is Windows 2008 R2 with IIS 7.5. I followed a tutorial. Installed WFF from Web Platform Installer. However, I'm ...
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set iis web farm with WFF and ARR

I use iis7 , wff, arr to setup a web farm. On one web farm controller, the "ready for load balancing" of every content server turn yes almost immediately. I use another machine to be the web farm ...
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Use single IP address for farm of servers

I am building an app where I have XX number of customers who can run on a single instance. The application scales out by adding more nodes (thus supporting XX more customers). I want a way to use a ...
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Provisioning a secondary server using Web Farm Framework 2

We have 3 new instances (all Windows 2008 R2 Datacenter) running on EC2, one to run as a controller for the web farm, and the other two as web servers (all running IIS 7.5). Installed WFF via Web ...
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Issue provisioning IIS 7.5 server using Web Farm Framework 2

We have WFF 2.5 installed, and have used it to successfully configure a farm and provision a secondary server in our test environment. Our environment (controller, primary, secondary servers) is ...
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Setting up the web farm framework 2.1 with an existing running windows server 2008 R2

I have a windows server 2008 R2 running IIS 7.5. I also consider getting another dedicated windows server 2008 R2 to set up a web farm framework 2.1. Which steps do I need to follow? 2 servers are ...
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When is applicationHost.config read from the filesystem?

We're thinking of updating our server farms to use Shared Configuration, and we're wondering about the performance penalty for doing so. We're wondering when the applicationHost.config file is read ...
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Microsoft Web Farm just porked IIS

I installed web farm framework 2.1 from web platform installer. Just fooling around on our dev machine I set up a server farm. added the name, set it up to provision with a username. added a server, ...
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when do we need a web farm setup?

I am current on windows server 2008 R2 and using IIS 7.5. There 15+ apps running under the iis. My question is that : how can we determine when we need a web farm setup? What statistics do we need to ...
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Asp.Net web farm IIS on EC2 and ELBs

I'm a developer now developing my startup. I really don't know much about IIS setup. I will host my startup on Amazon EC2. And I want to know how can I scale my application if my traffic increase. I ...
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IIS7 Web Farm Framework 2.0 Basic Setup Questions On Load Balancing

Pardon the basic questions but I can't seem to find any basic answers. I'm in the process of standing up a standard server farm using Web Farm Framework 2.0. I set up a controller server and a ...
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Understanding down-sides of network load balancing with two computers vs traditional three-way load balancing

We have one site on IIS build in ASP.NET with DNN. Currently we try to configure network load balancing for two servers. The service hosting provider told us this would be enough, but we seem to have ...
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Microsoft Web Farm Framework failing due to lack of hard drive space

I have Microsoft Web Farm Framework setup in a production environment and it seems to work well (better than keeping the servers in sync manually) except that it is causing an excessive number of log ...
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How do you share php.ini for a webfarm?

we have a IIS 7.5 webfarm (3 servers ATM) running php. Using web deploy we keep the servers in sync, but this only applies to the files used by the sites and the configuration of the IIS. Is there a ...
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Why does Web Farm Framework keep marking my WFE's as Unhealthy?

Every few hours, Web Farm Framework takes my farm down with a 502 error and the 2 WFE's in the farm are marked as Unhealthy. I have no Validation URL set up in Health Monitoring, and everything is ...
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Using Web Farm Framework workflows to fire custom command automatically

I'm using Microsoft's Web Farm Framework, and I'm trying to use the Workflow features of version 2.0 to fire a custom command when 'Remove from Load Balancing' is selected. Based on the linked ...
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Microsoft Web Farm 2.0 and URL Rewrite: How to route port 80 traffic to port 591?

I have the Controller and the Primary server on the same computer. I would like to URL Rewrite inbound port 80 traffic bound for the controller to port 591 on the web farm. What URL Rewrite rule ...
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Microsoft Web Farm 2.0: How to install the Controller on the Primary Server?

I install the Microsoft Web Farm 2.0 on a server, add that server and another server as primary and secondary, and everything is fine for a short time. Then upon sync, it installs the Web Farm Server ...
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Microsoft Web Farm 2.0: how to get it to work with ASP MVC 3 which also has a redirector?

The error I get is: The virtual path 'null' maps to another application, which is not allowed. I created an MVC 3 project and posted it as-is. Turn off the "URL Rewrite" and everything works fine. ...
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IIS7.5 Application Request Routing for multiple sites on one WebFarm

I am running some test scenarios with setting up a server farm using Windows 2008R2, IIS7.5, WebFarm Framework and Application Request Routing. I have three servers: WebFarm1 Controller ...
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WSS 3.0 setting up backup site

I am in the process of trying to work out a procedure to have a backup site for our WSS 3.0 SP2 Sharepoint site. I have a single physical server in the setup, using MS SQL 2005 (not express), and ...
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web farm framework 2.0 - can I use WFF 2.0 with a hardware load balancer?

I have a web farm consisting of 2 web servers running Windows Server 2008 and IIS 7, load balanced between a hardware load balanacer. I'm reading about WFF 2.0 and I don't know if it's possible to use ...
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Windows Server 2008 Web vs Standard

Please tell me what choice will be best between Windows Server 2008 R2 Web edition and Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard edition for NoSQLDatabase/BackendComputing scaling farm? I am pretty sure that ...
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IIS Web Farm Framework servers are automatically set to “unavailable” even when they are healthy… And they never return to the available state!

I have 2 web farm configurations, one with 2 member servers and one with 3 member servers. I have health monitoring set up on both farms and the monitoring tool reports all servers as being healthy. ...
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Microsoft Web Farm Framework 502 error

My apologies if this is a really stupid question, but I have installed and set up the new Microsoft Web Farm Framework in a UAT environment with a controller machine, a primary, and a secondary ...
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How do you manage large web farms? [closed]

I have a quickly growing web farm running IIS 7 (30+ servers). All servers are identical copies of each other and all servers are physical. We update the software about once a month, and in the ...
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ARR servers in the Load Balancing pool automatically go from unavailable to available

I have 3 IIS web servers in an ARR web farm. When we do rolling releases, we take one server offline as a backup server and move it into an "Unavailable State" I have noticed that with ARR, servers ...
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Using the same machineKey across two web farms

We have two separate NLB web farms. The first farm runs an app that delivers content to the customer facing application on the second NLB. We've noticed a single Cryptographic error in our logs ...
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IIS7 web farm - local or shared content?

We're setting up an IIS7 web farm with two servers. Should each server have its own local copy of the content, or should they pull content directly from a UNC share? What are the pros and cons of each ...
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server farm setup for a large Drupal site

I'm setting up a large Drupal (Pressflow) site and this is my current plan. Have I gone and done anything blatantly stupid? Does anyone have any experience hosting a large, multi-server Drupal ...
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Web application design in case of several sub-applications

I'm currently in an early design stage for a large scale web application which will definitely be hosted on a large farm of web servers. Now, I'm trying to decide whether I want the whole site to be a ...
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Are my SharePoint web front ends working properly? (load balancing)

I have SharePoint running on a server farm configured with 1 app server, 2 WFE's and 1 DB server. I have 4 applications in SharePoint which are (seemingly) working properly. What is strange, ...
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Should web farms be concerned with TLS handshake overhead

I have a web farm where the web servers are responsible for negotiating the secure connections. Does anyone else with a web farm go out of their way to reduce TLS handshake overhead by ensuring that ...
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Building a server farm - Should I use cheap or expensive hardware?

I'm looking to build a server farm for a web business, I will need front end webservice servers and a common NAS file server backend. Some companies choose to buy the fastest most reliable hardware ...
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How can I as a developer help system administrators improve webfarm deployments and stability of a web application?

Problem: Deploying, and managing this site has become a nightmare. Deployment, going from development to QA, and pre production, takes a couple of days. We have lots of errors, and it involves a ...