RE: Exchange Information Store Replication

From: Sarbjit Singh Gill (ssgill@gilltechnologies.com)
Date: 07/18/02


From: "Sarbjit Singh Gill" <ssgill@gilltechnologies.com>
To: "Tilley, Robert" <rtilley@imagitekltd.com>, "Machtolff, Andrew J" <ajmachtolff@tva.gov>, <focus-ms@securityfocus.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2002 01:34:25 +0800

Fail over capabilities apply to public folders only, not mailbox stores.
Mailbox stores fail over capabilities is available with MS Exchange 2000
clustering.

Gill

-----Original Message-----
From: Tilley, Robert [mailto:rtilley@imagitekltd.com]
Sent: Thursday, July 18, 2002 2:32 AM
To: Machtolff, Andrew J; focus-ms@securityfocus.com
Subject: RE: Exchange Information Store Replication

If I am not mistaken setting up an additional email server under the same
site will give you some of the failover capabilities. I know that you can
share the IMC and recipients as a whole. You might investigate this as a
possible scenario.

RMT

-----Original Message-----
From: Machtolff, Andrew J [mailto:ajmachtolff@tva.gov]
Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2002 1:21 PM
To: focus-ms@securityfocus.com
Subject: Exchange Information Store Replication

I'm looking to resist DoS attacks and provide a degree of fault tolerance in
Exchange. I basically want 2 Exchange servers doing the job of one.
Clients would not know the difference and be round-robin distributed between
the two servers. If one server went down, the other would temporarily
handle the full load.

Does anyone know of a way to run Exchange (any version) from a replicated
information store? Is there any kind of solution that would allow this
(short of a SAN)?

Please forgive me if this is easy... I am fairly experienced in
security/networking/programming, but Exchange is a new beast to me.

Thanks in advance!

Andrew Machtolff
Security Information Manager
Enterprise Infrastructure Security
Tennessee Valley Authority



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