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Stretched pool support RRS feed

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  • Hi Experts,

    Our Customer needs to extend to DR design. they have a datacenter (4km distance). it is clear that stretched FE pools are not supported. what about Edge Pools and Director Pools? May I stretch those or do I need to deploy two. If two, is there a documented failover process such as it is available for frontend pools?

    Please advise.


    Balamurugan G.

    Tuesday, May 2, 2017 12:03 PM

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  • Hi SBHV,

    Stretched pool for Edge and director is not supported in Skype for business server 2015 as the following link:
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg615015.aspx

    You need to deploy two pools. Skype for business high availability could be referred by the following link:
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms.lync.plan.highavailabilitytype.aspx


    Best Regards,
    Jim Xu
    TechNet Community Support


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    • Proposed as answer by vbhadauria Wednesday, May 3, 2017 8:02 AM
    • Edited by jim-xu Thursday, May 4, 2017 4:43 AM
    Wednesday, May 3, 2017 5:34 AM
  • Hi Balamurugan,

    Technically it is possible, but not a supported/recommended scenario. Like Jim Xu recommends is to build a HA setup. What use do you have if you put one server in other datacenter and one in a other datacenter if the whole pool will fail. This don't give you a Disaster Recovery solution. Best practice is to build 2 separate pools and you can have a good HA and DR setup with this.

    Greetings,

    Erdem


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    Wednesday, May 3, 2017 7:23 AM