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Create redundant server in SBS 2003

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How to create redundancy in SBS 2003. I have Dell Running SBS 2003( AD,DNS,DHCP,Exchnage) I want to have second server that will take over if first goes down.
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How to create redundancy in SBS 2003. I have Dell Poweredge Running SBS 2003 R2, this server is domain controller, runs AD,DNS,DHCP,Exchnage and sql 2005. I want to have second server that will take over if first goes down.
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You cannot have two Domain Controllers in the same active directory tree when running SBS2003.  You also cannot establish a domain trust.

IF you are wanting redundancy you would want some sort of high availbility cluster, both machines running windows 2003/2008 and sharing storage (like on a PowerVault 200s)

http://www.dell.com/content/topics/global.aspx/sitelets/solutions/cluster_grid/clustering_ha?c=us&cs=555&l=en&s=biz&~ck=anavml&~tab=5
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