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I have two identical servers and on these should run one application. How can I accomplish high availability of this application. Operating system is Windows 2003 Enterprise Ed.
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by:dan_blagut
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If your aplication support clustering, that is what you need. The OS is OK for clustering. So take a look on that and consider to implement.
http://whitepapers.silicon.com/0,39024759,60083808p-39000677q,00.htm


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by:Lee W, MVP
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What does the application support?
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I mean if your application agree to work in cluster and what kind of cluster (by ex: Exchange server work only in active/pasive cluster) So consult your aplication manufacture for that issue.
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by:MICMI
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Thank you for answer. But I think this application isnt made for clustering.
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You can install the apps on both server using a network location as folder for apps. Then if your first server fall you can use the seccond server to host the apps in feew minutes.
Anyway is a litle dificult to find a solution if you don't specify the apps type.
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No comment has been added to this question in more than 21 days, so it is now classified as abandoned.

I will leave the following recommendation for this question in the Cleanup Zone:
DELETE: No Refund

Any objections should be posted here in the next 4 days. After that time, the question will be closed.

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Thanks for nothing Chris
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by:Chris Dent
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Hey dan_blagut,

It's just my recommendation, I'm happy to review that if you disagree, that's why we ask for objections :)

The reason I went with "Delete - No Refund" in the end is because the author wasn't interested in trying for an answer involving clustering (whether a full-blown cluster or Network Load Balancing).

There didn't seem much value recommending the question is closed as accepted, although I'm sure had it continued you would have continued to help.

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by:Lee W, MVP
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I'll support Dan with this - though in the future I would hope he'd object without sarcasm.

He said he didn't think the application supported clustering... still, you CAN cluster non-cluster support applications.  And outside of that, you would need the application to support some kind of fail-over and he didn't name the application.
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Fair enough, I certainly appreciate that clustering could be used here, it was just a bit borderline (in my opinion). I'll happily change my recommendation to:

ACCEPT: dan_blagut {19166789}

Chris

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