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Windows Server Forest (Load Balancing with different Server Types (Desktop and Core))

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Hello All.
Load Balancing - Desktop Experience and Core Servers

If I run All Core Servers within the Load Balancing, it works great.
But when I run a Desktop installation with the core, only the Desktop Experience will work; the cores do not.

The Desktop Experience has all the items installed which are needed to run certain functions of which Core does not have the ability to run, or I have not found out how to run it as simply Core alone.

In IIS, certain functions and features cannot be installed in the Core version, so I have to have the Desktop Experience to have these items installed.

I read that ALL IIS installments have to have the same components installed as if it does not, errors will happen.
In my case, the Application Pool for the ARR Core Server keeps "Stopping."

If all features would work in the Core IIS, then there would not be an issue.
I would have all systems as Core installations.
But, since some of these items are not compatible, I have no other choice but to have at the least ONE Desktop Experience in a sea of Core Servers.

Any assistance on this would be greatly appreciated.
Wayne Barron
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