Exchange 2010 DAG - WSUS, reboot

Hi,

We're setting up 4 exchange servers in a DAG.
By group policy these servers are subjective to the wsus server, and updates will be installed.
Is there a built-in failover system, that queries the DAG before rebooting a server, after updates ? Or do we have to update the Exchange servers manually?

Any ideas/ Tips/ Tricks are also welcome!
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bernardbrinkAsked:
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BawerCommented:
once updates are deployed , its up to you whether Group policy settings force the server restart or let you do that,, i recommend once updates are installed as per scheduled plan restart the servers...
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bernardbrinkAuthor Commented:
I understand, that's the setting we normally use, just install and reboot at 3 o'clock at night, but the question is: Is there a failover system, so that the 4 servers do not reboot all together?
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BawerCommented:
just change that setting and don't let the server restart,, when ever you want each one of them for any maintenance purpose restart it one by one, don't force automatic restart from GPO...
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bernardbrinkAuthor Commented:
Is there no other solution?
I'm maintaining up to 380 servers, that's a fulltime job, to reboot all servers...
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BawerCommented:
there is one more way,,, that you create two GPO, create one main OU named exchange, create two OUs inside that,, apply the parent GP on the exchange OU and then link one newly create group policy to OU 1 containing two exchange servers, and link another to second OU, now in mentioned group policies change the restart timing according to your requirements. But server group name for WSUS should remain the same no need to change that....
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bernardbrinkAuthor Commented:
The answers are fine, but it's just not working for me. Thanks anyway
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