Install Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server on multiple computers

[Applies to: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0]

You can install Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server on multiple computers to balance the processing load across several servers. Deploying Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server in this manner can increase performance and availability.

Important

Installing the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Workgroup edition on multiple servers is not supported and is a violation of the license agreement.

This topic does not apply to implementations that involve Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 (Windows SBS).

For more information, see:

Multiple-server configuration overview

Step 1: Enable network load balancing

Step 2: Configure Active Directory

Step 3: Install Microsoft Dynamics CRM servers

Step 4: Update the configuration database to address the NLB cluster

Step 5: Verify and monitor the cluster installation

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