Solved

Exchange Server 2007 CCR cluster node quorum owner question

Posted on 2013-05-21
4
1,367 Views
Last Modified: 2013-05-21
Hi People,

Can anyone please explain to me what does this means ?

I have 2 nodes Mailbox serve role configured as CCR in two sites namely
Node1 and Node2, as at the moment

Node1 is the active (in Production site HQ)
Node2 is the quorum owner (in DR site remote office)

is this normal ?

at the moment all email traffic flows are working fine without any issues at all.
0
Comment
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:ssk_2k3
ID: 39186327
0
 
LVL 7

Author Comment

by:Senior IT System Engineer
ID: 39186403
so shall I migrate the quorum back to the production site ?

I'm worry if it is going to cuase downtime.
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
ssk_2k3 earned 500 total points
ID: 39186441
Windows cluster group or quorum owner is not important and it can stay on passive node also and when Windows reboots cluster service will take care of moving it to alternate available node.

Exchange group is important because it has to take care of all transaction logs and it takes more time comparatively. also it should not be done from Cluster admin. Since cluster group does not take much time (few Seconds) as it just need to change ownership of the quorum, it is not required to move that manually. The order also does not matter. cluster service will take care of it automatically when the quorum owner is down.

If you prefer to move it manually i would recommend to do this at off hours which can minimze impact if you have any issues at movement.
0
 
LVL 7

Author Closing Comment

by:Senior IT System Engineer
ID: 39186482
Thanks !
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

While rebooting windows server 2003 server , it's showing "active directory rebuilding indices please wait" at startup. It took a little while for this process to complete and once we logged on not all the services were started so another reboot is …
Last week, our Skyport webinar on “How to secure your Active Directory” (https://www.experts-exchange.com/videos/5810/Webinar-Is-Your-Active-Directory-as-Secure-as-You-Think.html?cid=Gene_Skyport) provided 218 attendees with a step-by-step guide for…
To add imagery to an HTML email signature, you have two options available to you. You can either add a logo/image by embedding it directly into the signature or hosting it externally and linking to it. The vast majority of email clients display l…
A short tutorial showing how to set up an email signature in Outlook on the Web (previously known as OWA). For free email signatures designs, visit https://www.mail-signatures.com/articles/signature-templates/?sts=6651 If you want to manage em…

777 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question