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High Availability Server 2012 R2

Last Modified: 2015-07-07
Hi All,

I would just like to find out what it would take to create a High Availability Domain in 2012 R2. Doing so with the Minimum about of hardware and software where possible.

Please structure it around the following if needed and any other service that is not mentioned:
-Servers, Hyper V, clustering, failovers, no single point of failure, DFS, CSV Shares, Multi path, Virtual Disks, Storage pools, Replica's VMM. Lets for now say without System Centre Components.

Please indicate and briefly explain why used; From Start to Finish.

Make a Highly Available Domain, DC, FMSO roles and shares with the minimums.
(E.g. Two Servers, one at each site, one site goes down everything is still available)
Simplicity is key.
I'm having trouble understanding where everything connect together.

Much Appreciated for any of the help.
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