Oracle iPlanet Web Server 7.0.9 Installation and Migration Guide

Server Core

Server core refers to the core binaries required for the Web Server environment. If Server Core is selected, an Administration instance is created and it can be configured as either the Administration Server or the Administration Node, both of which are described below. If the Administration instance is configured as Administration Server, a default Web Server instance is installed. These installation options are used in server farm environments in which a centralized Administration Server resides on one of the nodes and Administration Nodes reside on the rest.

When considering the options described above, use the following general guidelines: