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  Asked By: Carlos    Date: Aug 22    Category: MOSS    Views: 1424

I am getting ready to install MOSS 2007 Ent on a total of 4 server.

2 - NLB WFE Server

1 APP Server

1 SQL 2005 Server

My question is, when I go to create a new site collection, what are the
proper steps to create sites pointing that point to the NLB Cluster IP

Do I have to create all the sites first in IIS on all WFE Servers? Do I
have to check the load balanced URL check box?



7 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Liana Alston     Answered On: Aug 22

If you have it configured the servers as WFE of the farm, just create
the site collection via the Central Admin and everything will be pushed
out. Depending on your config of force IIS reset or not, you may need
to do an IISRESET on the WFE.

Answer #2    Answered By: Daamodar Kolhe     Answered On: Aug 22

But how do I get the website to store the limited number of files that
it was on the File System to the proper location?

I install IIS, I create a new Web Site in IIS that stores its files on
M:\Intepub instead of C:\Inetpub, can will the second server get the
right location?

Answer #3    Answered By: Emerson Franks     Answered On: Aug 22

You either need to create the IIS site manually via IIS admin on both
servers, or let SharePoint create everything automatically via the
Central Admin UI. Creating manually in IIS admin on 1 server only will

Answer #4    Answered By: Ned Storm     Answered On: Aug 22

But do you have to create the site on all the IIS Server first?

Answer #5    Answered By: Myron Calhoun     Answered On: Aug 22

As long as the NLB is setup correctly prior to creating the site
(including a valid DNS entry corresponding to the NLB IP address), you
can just use the DNS name and create the web app/site collection in the
SharePoint UI as you normally would.

Answer #6    Answered By: Rena William     Answered On: Aug 22

No. It gets created in IIS when you create the web app.

Answer #7    Answered By: Shanda Nolan     Answered On: Aug 22

I created a DNS entry with the Virtual IP
When I created the web applications in CA, it automatically pointed to the

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