Hyper-V Replication Assistance

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Okay I am in the process of setting up 2 identical servers running Microsoft Server 2008R2 Data Center (Hyper-V).  My first server (Hyper1) will run all my VM's and I want to have the second server (Hyper2) setup so I can continually replicate the 2 for disaster recovery.  I want to have Hyper 1 setup so that if something happens to the server and it goes offline then Hyper2 will take over.  I would like this to happen in the case of complete failure of Hyper1 or even if just 1 VM fails it will come online on Hyper2.  

Does anyone know of the easiest and of course most cost effective way to do this.
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I would consider implementing Starwind.



I will look into this.
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The easiest method is to use Veeam Backup and Replication, it will replicate VMs from one host server to another without using a SAN.


Trials available to download for free.


Sorry for the delay.  Got caught up on another project.

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