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  • We have MS Exchange 2007 +SP3 Setup. Two sites in exchange 2007 in Standalone mailbox, one is in Mumbai and another placed in chennai.  We have enabled SCR on both Servers, both server having  passive copy of each other databases.

    Last Friday, there was some power failure  issue at chennai data center. Due power failure, chennai mailbox server having hardware issue and doesn’t up now. We have activated chennai server database on Mumbai Server having each database size more than 30GB.

    Now We are looking for High Availability in terms of database copy on local another server or how to activate them on in case if we freshly install exchange 2007 mailbox in chennai datacenter.

    Please provide BEST Solution on this.  

    Monday, June 9, 2014 10:57 AM

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  • Hi Shaikh

    The steps are pretty simple 

    Recover the primary server

    Delete all the storage groups and DB's on primary server 

    Create storage groups and DBS with the same name 

    Mount the DB's

    Rehome the users or we can user Database portability as well.

    Refer Scott's blog for further information

    http://blogs.technet.com/b/scottschnoll/archive/2007/11/26/after-scr-activation-what-next.aspx


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    Thursday, June 12, 2014 6:36 AM