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  • I have 2 wfe servers and an app server. Is it best for central administration to be housed on one of the wfe servers or the apps server?
    
    
    
    I have 2 wfe servers and an app server. Is it best for central administration to be housed on one of the wfe servers or the apps server?
    Monday, August 20, 2012 2:48 PM

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  • The best practice is not to host Central Administration on a WFE server.  For this reason, we usually host it on one of the application servers in a multi-tier environment.


    Brandon Atkinson - Blog: http://brandonatkinson.blogspot.com/

    Monday, August 20, 2012 3:01 PM
  • Hi,

    You may host the central administration on one of the WFE servers in the multi-tier environment.

    You may refer to this blog.

    Running Central Admin on Multiple Servers within a Farm

    http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/blogs/fromthefield/lists/posts/post.aspx?id=60


    Ivan-Liu

    TechNet Community Support

    • Marked as answer by Qiao Wei Wednesday, August 29, 2012 9:57 AM
    Tuesday, August 21, 2012 8:47 AM