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SQL server 2012 Fail over cluster and HA configuration

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we need to configure SQL server 2012 with Failover cluster and HA without Active directory.

IF is possible?

Kindly suggest the best scenario without Active directory.
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SQL Server 2012's Failover Clustering and AlwaysOn HA Groups rely on windows server failover clustering, which requires a domain and domain controllers, so I would have to say that those two options are not possible.  You can use replication with SQL Server authentication as an alternative, though. (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn505754.aspx)
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That is true, you MUST have ActiveDirectory in order to set up a Cluster Based HA.
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