Site Servers and Site Systems Planning

The server infrastructure is the foundation of your site. Chapter 2 introduces Configuration Manager system roles. This section presents the key issues to consider when you decide how to distribute system roles among servers and develop specifications for server hardware.

The minimum server requirement for a ConfigMgr site is a single site server. You can configure the site server for all the site system roles deployed at your site, or you can assign some roles to other servers. You should consider the optimal placement of site servers as part of the planning process. Here are some reasons for assigning site system roles to servers other than the site server:

Network topology: For those sites that span ...

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