Kerio Email Replication

Hey guys,

I'm looking to replicate a failover solution for Kerio Connection on OSX server. Any suggestions? This would be in a colo as a DR solution.
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BudDurlandDirector of ITCommented:
Kerio does not have any type of clustering/failover built in.  Anything you do has to come from the OS and hardware.  It's all about your tolerance for downtime and lost data.  Our KC server is running in a Windows guest on VMWare.  At first, we had a scheduled task that would periodically use RoboCopy to duplicate the mail store to a different VM in the DR site.  Now we have it on a SAN using VMWare's high availability features for automatic fali over.

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Cobra25Author Commented:
Have you seen phoenix email solution? Supposed to do replication for kerio
BudDurlandDirector of ITCommented:
Looks like an interesting solution, except that I have to point my DNS entry for my mail server to "their' server.  Not sure about that.
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Cobra25Author Commented:
Where do you see that? I am looking at the sync solution. in the event of disaster i would imagine you just change your MX record to point to your DR server.

Bud - how are you doing your solution with vmware? What file's are needed to do a full backup/restore to say a new VM?
BudDurlandDirector of ITCommented:
I went to the support area/FAQs and expaned the one about DNS.  But maybe when they say "our server" they mean something else.
Cobra25Author Commented:
Bud, i contaced them, they said that is old information and the DNS pointing to them is no longer needed.
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