After my posts about Exchange multi-tenant or hosting mode I got a lot of questions about how to create Database Availability Group, or DAG, when running Exchange hosted. So I decided to dedicate a post on how to configure/create DAG using powershell.
Technically the below applies to any exchange setup but, since when running in hosting mode there is no more Exchange Management Console, it might be specially useful if you are trying to configure a DAG while running exchange in multi-tenant mode.
For this article I am using 2 Exchange 2010 SP1 servers running the mailbox role in multi-tenant mode configured as below
|Name||LAN IP||Replication network IP|
I am currently involved in planning and designing a couple of site resilient Microsoft Exchange 2010 clusters so I have been reviewing my notes and here is one I would like to share with you.
In short it is the summary of an 11 pages long technet document in 26 points I had previously highlighted on papers.