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I use to have Running DC on my disastery recovery site.
When we test the site, we use to seize all roles on the running DC, and that works fine.
I know windows2012 is snapshot aware now, so I wonder if I can just replicate my DC also, then just be able to power it on after a failure of our prod site.
Doing so, would allow me to failover much quicker, I don't have the seize all the roles...
So I tested that, I powered on the replicated DC in an internal network.
But the issue is that AD doesn't start. And the network connection shows "unidentified network" instead of my domain.
I set "Repl Perform Initial Synchronizations" to 0 in registry, and restarted, but that still didn't work.
So is there a veeam recommendation how to replicate a DC, and power it on ? ( and I still have my prod DC running )
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I've got a a customer who is doing power maintenance on their DR site and wants us to ensure the domain controller (DC02) that is hosted at the DR site isn't powered down. DC02 is replicated over to the production site, so we have a replica of DC02 on the Production side. What process should I take to get the DC02 failed over to the production site with the least disruption? My understanding would be
- Run a replication from DC02 to the DC02_replica
Run a planned failover for DC02
Run an active directory sync from DC01 to DC02
When the power is restored, run a failback to the original DC02 on the DR site
Run another active directory sync from DC01
Thanks for any help,
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