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At its core, ConfigMgr is a three-tiered application:

images Web Server Tier: At the front of client and user connections are web servers that host websites and web services along with servers hosting content for applications and servers. These servers are the most numerous in a site, supporting large-scale environments.

images Site Server Tier: The middle tier is the site server, which performs data processing for clien...

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At its core, ConfigMgr is a three-tiered application: Web Server Tier: At the front of client and user connections are web servers that host websites and web services along with servers hosting content for applications and servers. These servers are the most numerous in a site, supporting large-scale environments. Site Server Tier: The middle tier is the site server, which performs data processing for client data along with site and site system status data. The site server also manages the site systems within the site and performs and initiates intersite communication. The site server provides servicing for the site by installing and updating other site systems and the site itself. Site Database Tier: The third tier is the site databa...