exchange 2010 database cross-site failover
Posted on 2012-09-20
I'm working on Exchange 2010 and created a lab with the following setup:
AD site -site1 subnet 10.91.50.x/24
ad/dns server (1. witness srv)
test1 win7 system with outlook 2010
test-exch1 ht/cas/mb with (db1 and db2 mailboxes)
dagname dag1 -db1 is active, db2 is copy on exch1
AD site -site2 subnet 10.93.50.x/24
ad/dns server (alternative witness srv)
test-exch2 ht/cas/mb with (db1 and db2 mailboxes)
dagname dag1 -db2 is active, db1 is copy on exch2
test2 win7 system with outlook 2010
Details: using single namespace (webmail.test.ca) as an external url for both system and server names are also in the cert. (these are all in test/lab environment)
when I powered off test-exch2, DAG switched the "db2" database over to test-exch1. I've also changed the rpcclientaccesserver to test-exch1 for that database. However, test2 system which is in site2 is still trying to connect test-exch2 server (failed one). It seems still querying AD and getting test-exch2 scp record from the ad-site2 server.
Is there any way to automatically update scp records for the remote site in case of database failover? Or maybe, better to go different namespace for each site?