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Creating a Win2k12 R2 SAN with HA failover

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Last Modified: 2014-05-04
Hey guys,

So I have the hardware I require for a nice SAN, including a 10Gbps switch and NICs.  The OS I installed on the servers are Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard.

I know I can create an iSCSI target on the system, and access it from something like Xen Server, VMware, etc...

What I am confused about is setting two of these systems up such that if one fails, the other one automatically takes over.  Ideally, they would be mirrored, like a Raid 1 for drives, so there would be no loss of data.

What do you guys recommend?

Yes, I am also willing to switch OSes, although I am keeping with MS right now as this is what the client wants.
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