taking a vsphere snapshot of Sharpoint SQl servers inf Alwayson configuration.
Posted on 2014-12-15
we have two 2012 servers running SQL 2012 in an alwayson configuration which support our SharePoint farm.
We would like to take a snapshot for them before making some troubleshooting changes and want to know what the best practice is.
I am assuming that we should shut them both down before taking the snapshot.
Assuming this is correct, how do I go about shutting them down gracefully and then bringing them back up?