troubleshooting Question

Exchange 2010 DR Activation

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I am using Exchange 2010 SP2 on all my exchange 2010 servers. I have 2 mailbox servers in primary site and 1 mailbox server in DR site.

When I tried to simulate actual DR, I am facing issues in activating mailboxes in DR site.

DAC mode is enabled.

To begin with, I shutdown the mailbox servers in primary site. I ran the stop-databaseavailabilitygroup command to mark the servers in primary site as stopped.

I also ran the same command in DR site also.

Then I stopped the cluster service in DR mailbox server.

I had already configured the alternate file share witness server long back.

Then I ran resume-databaseavailabilitygroup command in dr site. While running this command certain errors where shown as cannot evict mailbox servers in primary site.

If I go to failover cluster manager, dag is up with ip address of dr site.

However, my mailbox databases do not get mounted.

Require your help to resolve this issue.
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