What role does the SIP proxy server play and what issues would we see if it goes down? Can we run it as a virtual machine and have a backup one in another VM?
Answer Question | May 26, 2011 7:45 PM
Backup Server, Proxy Server Configuration, Proxy servers, SIP, Virtual Machines
On a windows 2008 ad network how do we create a backup dns server? Can we have it answer queries automatically if the first one is not available? Is replication automatic?
Answer Question | June 27, 2011 3:19 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory backup, Backup Server, DNS, DNS Backup, DNS server, Network Backup, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Active Directory
We have a Active Directory and a AD2 server that replicate. Do we need to have another backup of AD or is this sufficient?
Answer Question | October 27, 2010 8:37 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory backup, Active Directory Backup and Restore, Backup, Backup Server, Replication
what is the proper method of setting up a second AD server for backup and load balancing? What needs to be setup and what is the proper procedure?
Answer Question | September 21, 2010 4:11 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory backup, AD, Backup Server, Load balancing, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2
How can I setup a backup exchange server? We have a MX record that points to our main box. I want the secondary MX record to point to the backup machine with a lower priority. How can I point clients to the backup machine if the primary one goes down?
Answer Question | September 17, 2010 3:42 PM
Backup, Backup and Recovery Hardware, Backup Server, Backup server software, Exchange 2000, Exchange administration, Exchange Backup, Exchange Server
Is there a industry best practice that can guide when one needs to make a decision on buying a DEDICATED server platform for a backup server vs hosting the backup server on a shared server platform? Running one’s backup server on the same server as , say, your print or DHCP server.
Answer Question | June 11, 2010 8:09 AM
Backup Server, Backup server hardware, DHCP, DHCP server, Storage in 2010
If I have a situation where I am backing up a server by failing over to a backup standby inactive server that is performing no other function other than testing the pluse beat of the primary server. If someone causes the primary server to be rebooted is there any chance that the backup server will [...]
Answer Question | April 8, 2010 6:29 PM
Backup Server, Failover, Failover Clustering, Server Reboot
As I understand the theory of automated failover, you backup a primary server with a secondary standby server that monitors the pulse-beat of the primary and automatically takes over when the primary server fails. My question is if the primary server is performing a search and experiences a hardware failure that stops the search from [...]
Answer Question | April 7, 2010 3:37 PM
Backup Server, Failover, Failover Clustering, Server administration
We are looking for a new type of backup for our server. We currently are using a tape drive but the tapes are worn and do not meet our storage needs. We have received some quotes on different products and we aren’t sure what is the best way to go. Right now our options are [...]
Answer Question | February 3, 2009 4:29 PM
Backup, Backup Server, NAS, Server management, Storage management, Tape Backups