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Failover clustering or Network Load Balance on windows server

I have 2 servers with Windows 2008 R2 standard OS. I need to create a cluster in case on of the servers goes down ; so the other one will continue provide services. The services we mostly use are a ...
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How to bind CIFS server to virtual IP in Windows Server 2012?

I'm a unix guy who is new to clustering with Windows. I have two Windows 2012 servers that have the StorNext clustered filesystem mounted as drives on each. If I try to add the File Sharing role, I ...
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Squid on windows loadbalancing only to one server

After thousands of googles and trying days i cant get the load balancer/failover in squid on windows to work. Iam using squid 2.7. My webservers are 2 single NIC lighttpd and one dual nic lighttpd. ...
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High availability setup with 2 tomcat servers in Windows

I am trying to set up a high availability setup(not load balancing, only HA) with 2 tomcat servers. When I google for information, I get tons of links with apache+HAProxy+keepalived setup for linux ...
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httpd server is not starting

I am implementing failover mechanism in JBoss from here I added following line in httpd.conf file LoadModule jk_module modules/mod_jk.so Now I am getting following error while starting Apache ...
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Methods to remotely change virtual IP of server

I'm intending to use virtual IP for my failover implementation. Setup: *Server A (192.168.0.1) * - takes virtual IP of 192.168.0.10 by default *Server B (192.168.0.2) * - takes virtual ip of ...
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Can BOOTP in DHCP failover to a second IP?

I have a Linux PXE server, and would like to have failover, so in case the primary PXE server is down the secondary PXE server can take over. The DHCP server is a Windows 2003 R1. Could failover ...
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How can I set up temporary failover for a “write-only” smb share?

I am tasked to set up a storage server which will be used to "receive" data from an Illumina machine running very expensive DNA sequencing operations with limited interruptibility. The sequencer ...
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How to enable an active/active file server cluster in windows 2008 r2 Enterprise

I've just created a cluster for my file servers in Windows 2008 R2 Ent SP1 environment. The goal - an Active/Active cluster for web server data How do I go about telling the cluster to be active for ...
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Redundant Load Balancers for Windows-based Web Servers?

I'm having some trouble trying to figure out the technical details of the below design; specifically in the area of the redundant load-balancers. The web servers are running Windows Server 2003 R2 64 ...
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Windows Service automatic failover

I am implementing a Windows Service. The service will be installed in a cluster of application servers. Is there a way in the cluster functionality of Windows to set up active/passive failover for ...
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Windows Clustering Issue

We are setting up a SQL Server Cluster using the Windows Server 2008 R2 Failover Cluster. We created a cluster and added the first node to it. We then created a second server, but I believe that my ...
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windows application cluster

I have a windows service that is written in-house. This windows service services clients on TCP port X. I want to run it on more than one Windows server. I want the client apps to connect to a single ...
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Network Load Balancer taking a long time to redirect to a new server:

I have two servers, both with Windows Network Load Balancing installed and running on them. I have an IP that all my domain points to, and that IP is then bound to both servers. NLB then does the ...
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What happens when a load balancer fails?

Let's say I'm using Amazon's EC2 load balancer. I have it hooked up to two instances (excuse me if my terminology isn't correct). What happens if the load balancer fails? Do both instances fail to ...
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How to manage service failover?

I am using Windows Network Load Balancing to keep my apps available even when one of the servers is down. The problem is that it only detects when a whole machine is down. It happens sometimes that ...
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Best 'failover service' for windows which can monitor/start/stop services on 2 machines?

Given the following situation: 2 machines (could be more, but 2 would already be great) They both are configured exactly the same (same services are installed) They can see each other in the network ...
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How to setup IIS7 and SQL Server failover on a Windows Server 2008 R2?

We would like to ensure minimal down time for our hosted software, which is .NET and SQL Server based. We would like to setup a multi-site cluster so we would have two servers at geographically ...
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How to accomplish a Windows share failover system?

I have a primary and a backup windows 2008 server, and a bunch of windows XP clients that map a drive to a share on the primary server. If the primary server goes down, I want those client machines to ...
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Windows Failover (100% Uptime for critical ops) Hosting Recommendations

I have been searching for a windows hosting provider that has a failover for 100% uptime, and I wanted to get your opinions and recommendations on this. Our software will be hosting mission critical ...
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MySQL failover on Windows with SAN available

My backoffice components are doing MySQL queries. I need to ensure High Availability of MySQL (on Windows). I have a SAN available where I will store the DB file. This is what I was thinking. I will ...
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Running Windows 2008 Server in Windows 2003 Cluster

we run a cluster using 2xWindows 2003 Server + 2x Windows 2003r2 Server. Now we want to add 2 Windows 2008(r2?) Server to the fail over cluster. Is that possible? Or is it required to use the same OS ...
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How to replicate a windows servers (IIS,Files,ConfigurationState)?

Maybe a better question is: What is the closest competitor for DoubleTake? I am looking to replicate a windows production server in case it fails have a immediate backup. Any idead? NOTE 1: I forget ...
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Mirroring Drives

I'd like to mirror a drive between two windows servers for fail over/disaster recovery. I assume there is a software package for this. What do you use?