Microsoft Exchange Server

I am needing help. I have two offices in different states. I am wanting to build my Exchange environment where there is an Exchange server at each site. If one site goes down I want the other site to take over and have email continue to work.  I current have one Exchange 2010 server. How would I do this? Anyone willing to help me get this done? I'n not an Exchange Administrator and have no idea how to get this done.
Mike EaglinAsked:
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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
This really is a lot of detail and far too much information required to provide in a single question. If you are not familiar with Exchange At all the only thing I can recommend would be to check out the Exchange Deployment Assistant.

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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Forgive me, I'm going to be blunt.

"I'n not an Exchange Administrator"

Then you probably shouldn't be the one setting this up.

You're more likely to cause problems than get it right, but if you really want to, setup a test environment at both sites and use a dummy domain and practice implementing Database Availability Groups (DAG).

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I'd add that setting up the Database Availability Group is only about half (or less) of the problem. When your users expect "email to continue to work", does that mean they're completely unaware that a database failover has occurred? I think you'll find that you need more Exchange servers as well as some router and DNS wizardry to keep your users as happy as possible.
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