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-**Note:** A default EASA installation includes a **Local Compute Server** andif Excel is installed ​on a Windows installation,​ a **Local Excel Server**. Thus it is possible to complete the EASA authoring tutorials before ​ configuring compute servers for your environment.+**Note:** A default EASA installation includes a **Local Compute Server** and if on a Windows installation ​with Excel, a **Local Excel Server**. Thus it is possible to complete the EASA authoring tutorials before configuring compute servers for your environment.
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 As explained at [[wiki:​guides:​admins:​start#​EASA System Components|EASA System Components]],​ an important component of the EASA system is a **Compute Server**, accessible via communications with the **EASA Server**. A **Compute Server** must be configured and tested to link with the **EASA Server**. As explained at [[wiki:​guides:​admins:​start#​EASA System Components|EASA System Components]],​ an important component of the EASA system is a **Compute Server**, accessible via communications with the **EASA Server**. A **Compute Server** must be configured and tested to link with the **EASA Server**.
  
-Overall, the main job of a **Compute Server** is to run software applications. There are two main goals to configure a **Compute Server**:+Overall, the primary ​job of a **Compute Server** is to run software applications. There are two central tasks to configure a **Compute Server**:
  
   * Get the **EASA Server** to communicate properly with the **Compute Server**, and   * Get the **EASA Server** to communicate properly with the **Compute Server**, and
  
-  * Define the software applications ​to be run on the **Compute Server**.+  * Define the software applications ​that will be run on the **Compute Server**.
  
 The steps below will accomplish this: The steps below will accomplish this: