Amending DFS replication topology

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I have a hub and spoke replication topology. A hub (server A) all branch servers (C,D and E) replicate to A and A updates all branch servers C,D and E. The Hub server A is running windows server 2003 R2 as such it is being decommissioned and replaced with a 2008 server. Once I have created the new 2008 server and its running DFS and added as a namespace server how do I update the replication topology for the new 2008 server to take the place of the Hub (Server A)? Is it a case of creating a new replication topology? I noticed when you launch the replication topology wizard it warns you that all existing connections will be deleted.
Anne_WardAsked:
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MaheshArchitectCommented:
You should add new 2008 server as 2nd Hub server, allow full replication between both Hub servers and then remove old one
For each spoke member, you can choose a required hub member and an optional second hub member for redundancy. This optional hub ensures that a spoke member can still replicate if one of the hub members is unavailable. If you specify two hub members, the hub members will have a full-mesh topology between them.
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Anne_WardAuthor Commented:
Thanks, can this be done by way of amending the existing topology or do i have to create a new topology?
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Anne_WardAuthor Commented:
I used your advice but ended up having to create a new replication topology to achieve it.
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