remove a failed node from a Exchange 2013 DAG, rebuilt the server and re add to DAG

Hi Team,

I just lost one of the Mailbox servers in a 5 node 2 site DAG. I am unable to RDP into this box, or open the console from VMware.

Can someone please provide instruction step by step to remove a failed MBX node from a DAG on Exchange 2013 CU8?

Since I will be rebuilding the servers with the same name, IP, and everything, can someone please summarize all steps to rejoin this server to the dag?

Consider all steps, such as remove all passive copies for this failed server,  reset computer account, build the server, and join to the DAG

Thanks in advance

Exchange organization settings below

Site 1

3 MBX servers in DAG 1. All VMs running Exchange 2013 CU8. Windows 2012 R2 standard edition is the OS for all vms

2 CAS behind a load balancer. Exchange 2013 CU8

2 Edge 2013 on the DMZ network to handle incoming mail flow

multiple DC, GC,

Site 2

same as above
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AmitIT ArchitectCommented:
This one I wrote for 2010. All steps are same for 2013.

Two things you need to keep in mind, target installation folder path. That you need to define, while running recover command. Second, Route config. Which you can find by using route print command. That is required, if you have separate replication NIC with different Subnet class IP. Let me know, if you need more help.

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