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help to create a file service

Posted on 2011-02-11
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Dear All,

I need you help to create a high available file services for our network. I try to search for the this subject and I found a lot of options and roles which do that, so I need your help to point me what I have to do.

I will use Windows 2008 R2.

Thanks

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by:Glen Knight
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What exactly do you want to achieve?

The best option is to create a Server Cluster with shared storage (SAN or NAS preferably SAN) but it depends what you want to achieve and what your budget is?
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by:Arabsoft_Security
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Hi Demazter,

We already have the SAN & Servers; i want to achieve a file service (Folders Sharing) in the company.
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by:Glen Knight
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Then you need to install the File Server role.

See here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc780253(v=ws.10).aspx
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by:Arabsoft_Security
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What about configuring the cluster, is it Active-Passive mode or Active-Active?
Do i have to configure a Quorum in the SAN?

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by:Arabsoft_Security
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the link which you sent for windows 2003, is there any link for windows 2008 R2
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Darius Ghassem earned 500 total points
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Here is link for Windows 2008 Server R2.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd463985(WS.10).aspx
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