Installing Veritas Storage Foundation on Server 2012

Installing Veritas SFW on Server 2012

This is a step-by-guide on how to install Veritas Storage Foundation 6.0.2 on Windows Server 2012. Veritas Storage Foundation for Windows provides a comprehensive solution to storage management in an integrated graphical view. Veritas SFW lets you configure and manage local and remote storage attached to your system while your system remains online. It is often used in campus/stretch cluster environments where SAN-based mirroring is not utilized. 1. Explanation of Campus Clusters […]

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Migrate File Server from Server 2003 to 2008R2 or 2012

Migrate File Server from 2003 to 2008R2/2012

Although the title of the post mentions migrating the file server role, its really rather about migrating the data from an old Server 2003 file server to a new 2008 R2 or 2012 file server. The procedure for moving the data is the same, whether you are migrating to Server 2008 R2 or Server 2012. The data will be moved by utilizing the robocopy command-line tool. Personally I like to move data […]

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Installing Failover Clustering on Server 2012

Installing Failover Clustering on Server 2012

This is a step-by-step guide on how to set up a failover cluster in Windows Server 2012. First we will install the failover clustering feature, with the management tools. Then we will create the cluster, and finally we will install a role on the cluster. In Server 2012, clustered services and applications are called clustered roles. ThereĀ is actually not much difference in creating a cluster on Windows Server 2012 than in Windows […]

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