what is the Different between stand alone and web front installation in WSS 3.0?
what is the different between stand alone and web front installation in WSS 3.0? which has more advantage
February 22nd, 2010 1:59pm
Hi,When you deploy Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 on a single server using the default settings, the Setup program automatically installs the Windows internal Database uses it to create the configuration database and content database for your SharePoint sitesall services will be running on one box, you can't add more servershttp://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc288005.aspxYou can deploy Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 in a server farm environment. A server farm consists of one or more servers dedicated to running the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 applicationA server farm typically consists of a database server running Microsoft SQL Server , and one or more servers running Internet Information Services (IIS) and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. In this configuration, the front-end servers are configured as Web servers. The Web server role provides Web content and services such as searcfor this kind of installation:On the Choose the installation you want page, click Advanced. The Basic option is for stand-alone installations. On the Server Type tab, click Web Front End. The Stand-alone option is for stand-alone installations.http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc287960.aspxThere is no direct upgrade from a stand-alone installation to a farm installation Best Regards, Ammar MCT http://ahmed-ammar.blogspot.com Posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights.
February 22nd, 2010 2:07pm