Exchange server 2003 secondary server setup help

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We have more than 200 users. We are handling them with Exchange server 2003. We are planning for a secondary server that could support them in case if the first server gone down. We want our user to use and access their email and mailbox with the second server then.

We need some advice or some tutorial which can let us make sense to create such secondary backup server. Is there anyone using that system?

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Exchange server 2003 secondary server setup help


To create a secondary exchange server for your back-up in case your primary one fails is quite easy although you will have to make sure that the replication between the two servers are going to be correct by configuring the DNS (Domain Name System) perfectly.

Remember that once you created your secondary exchange server AD will automatically knows about it. All of your mails that are entering your organization will then be routed to it. I would recommend you to read this for further assistance on how to create your secondary server.

The said website will give you the step-by-step procedures on how to create the secondary exchange server you need.

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