We have a SharePoint server farm that has both Windows 2003 and Windows 2008 servers as front end.
Has anyone else tried this configuration? Is it supported?
If they are both the same bit, 32 or 64 they should be ok. The only time I have really heard of this are when people are migrating, no long time operations.
ISS 6 and 7 are going to be the problems. Basic operations should work since the WFE will work with the correct APIs for modifing the web.config. You will probably run into problems with FBA since that has changed between versions, also keep track of what can and cannot be done on each WFE will be a pain.
I want to create a new SharePoint 2010 farm using PowerShell. I use the following command: New-SPConfigurationDatabase When issuing this command (and providing the needed parameters) I get the following error: New-SPConfigurationDatabase : This SharePoint farm currently has pending upgrades. The cmdlet New-SPConfigurationDatabase cannot be executed until the upgrade is completed. When running the "SharePoint 2010 Products Configuration Wizard" I'm able to create a farm. I have a freshly installed Windows Server 2008 R2 with SQL 2008 R2 on the same box (it's a demo box
I am currently trying to upgrade my two WFEs from 32 bit Windows Server 2003 to 64 bit Windows Server 2008. I also have a 64 bit Windows server 2008 in the farm as an index server, and a 64 bit SQL 2005 box running Windows server 2008. I am using kerberos authentication to allow for smart card auth on the ISA 2006 server. After upgrading one of the front ends I am unable to access it through ISA. I get the multiple prompts even though I am entering valid credentials. When looking in the sever logs there are numerous kerberos errors referencing a null sid. Does anyone else have
for each stage of ILM certificate creation failure). The system is a multi (3) server farm: WFE Windows 2008 64Bit SharePoint 2010 APP (UPS and UPS Sync Running Here) Windows 2008 64Bit SharePoint..., and that the firewall is configured properly. Last, verify the connection information has been configured properly. This configuration is stored in the Windows Registry. AND Error ID: 3 - .Net... server are starting and are using the FARM account. The ILMMA and MOSS- folders are NOT present in %Programfiles%\Microsoft Office Servers \14.0\Synchronization Service\MaData. A similiar thread
is running no each server. Under the link "Servers in Farm": mail server Windows SharePoint Services Outgoing E-Mail WFE1 Incoming Mail, Windows SharePoint Services Web Application WFE2... in this Farm" and it shows me two warnings. I am wandering if the second warning has anything to do with these intermittent database errors. And, I want to know how can I solve these warnings. Warning 1... Issue:Web Front End servers in the server farm are not consistent in the services they run. Impact:Users may have intermittent failures while trying to access Web pages in this server farm. Update
on the dashboard and landing page. These Images along with all other content had libraries with permissions correctly setup. we are using s a F5 device to do the loadbalancing since we are running the servers virtually. Has someone came upon a similar behaviour in their Windows Server 2008 IIS 7 environment? Thanks for any help. ...We recently made a copy of a Site collection to a new load balanced frontend server. the FARM is now running on IIS 7 and on a Office Server 2008 environment with SharePoint 2007. All security
and Health data collection This service collects farm wide usage and health data and provides the ability to view various usage and health reports. Update 1: I'm running Windows 2008 R2. I migrated WSS v3 to SharePoint Foundation 2010 and then installed Search Express 2010 on top of it. I am logged in with an account that has full farm administration access. Update 2: I migrated WSS... like to create a Search Service Application after installing Search Server Express 2010. Do I need to run the Farm Configuration Wizard and install the below if I can create a Search Service
Recently I was looking at Central Admin > Operations > Servers in Farm and noticed an extra database server. It is the same name as the actual database server with "-Common" appended to the end. This is a machine that doesn't exist on my network. I don't know if it hurts anything, but it really bothers me. I really want to click "Remove Server", but I'm worried it may remove the actual server. has anyone seen this before?
My colleague just reported that he developed a master page with embedded JScript using Windows Server 2003. The same master page fails to execute the JScript when used on a Windows Server 2008 front-end. Has anyone faced a similar issue? Any information on the root cause?
We would like to introduce a new WFE in the existing SharePoint 2007 Farm, due to the business requirement, which already has 8WFEs and separate servers for Index, Query & admin. what would be the best approach to follow ?