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Purpose of initial "site" in SharePoint Server 2010 Express Install

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 12, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
I’m installing Search Server 2010 Express using “Farm” mode. After the SharePoint Configuration Wizard completes, and selecting  the SharePoint config wizard, one needs to create a website. What is that site intended for? Is it for the Search Center itself? (If so, then I better select the Enterprise – “Basic Search Center" template. If it is intended for a "normal" top level site, then I will create a new Search site in its own web app). TIA, Barkingdog  

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