DAG Creation Installation Notes

Today I am sharing the brief notes that you can refer for creating the Database Availability Group for Exchange Environment. We have used it for 2010 environment – win 2008 r2sp1 (changed to make it generic). Copy the installation files to the Server 2. Check Powershell version should be 2.0 ($psversiontable) 3. Run Set-ExecutionPolicy unrestricted in…

Datacenter Activation Coordination mode

Hi Readers, Sharing an important concept of DAG in Exchange 2010 & 2013. This concept is there to avoid Split Brain from occurring. By default DAC mode is disabled it needs to be manually enabled. When DAG is stretched between two data-centers  & one datacenter  hosts quorom , split brain can occur. If power outage…

Distribute Mailbox databases based on activation preferences

Hi Readers, I was busy these days in some personnel stuff & was not able to write anything. Sharing a nice little Tip of Exchange 2010. If you want to quickly move the mailbox databases to relevant DAG Nodes based on activation preference , Exchange has an inbuilt script to do this Job. RedistributeActiveDatabases.ps1 .\RedistributeActiveDatabases.ps1 -DagName “DAG1” -BalanceDbsByActivationPreference Location: \Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange…