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I am going to be setting up DTAM for Exchagne 2007. Do the same rules apply for doing DR?
The 2nd exchagne server will be in a different state and my questions are:
1- Does it have to be in the same Active Directory Site
2- I assume then it needs it's own DC and GC.
Or with DTAM does it matter? Can it be a 2nd server in a different site?
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by:Manpreet SIngh Khatra
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With DTAM you can have servers in different sites and work.
But wait a minute with Exchange 2007 SP1 you can enable SCR and work with the Exchange replication service and also use "Database Portability and Site resilency".
You would just have to have a Exchange installed on the Passive site.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb676502.aspx
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb738132.aspx
http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2007/06/28/445538.aspx 
www.msexchange.org/articles_tutorials/exchange-server-2007/high.../managing-standby-continuous-replication-part1.html
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by:Grady-Vogt
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Well, DTAM has already been purchased.  So, I am fine with just a 2nd exchange server in another site and that is it?
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by:Grady-Vogt
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The other issue is there is only 1 server, so SCR would not work if I understand it correctly.  I would have to have a dedicated mbx server.
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Yes we need to have Exchange server on the Target site with MBX role on it the server can also hold the other roles (Hub and Cas)
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