How to configure DR server
Posted on 2009-03-29
I've got a production system which uses a web front-end server (IIS) and connects to a SQL database server.
There's now a requirement to replicate the above config at our DR site. There's no requirement for warm standby, as long as the clients can connect to the DR servers within 4hrs of fail.
How can this best be achieved? The SQL database is backed up using TDP so it would be a manual SQL restore into the DR server. But how best to configure the actual failover to the DR site for the clients as they would be pointing to the production environment IP addresses etc.
Hope this make sense!