i have windows sever 2000
2 hard disks connected, one master and one primary

hard disk one is OS installed

i want hard disk 2 to work as a shadow of hard disk   1

if disk 1 fails disk 2 should automatically start OS

is it possible?
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Sounds like you want to mirror the drives on WIN2K.  You can find how to do that here:


Hopefully this helps!

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Just to clarify, are you looking for the hardware and/or OS to make the switch for you on the fly?
yes it possible, you would need to setup a raid 1 (mirror), you can do it woth software but i would suggest a hardware based raid over software
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