Internet presence scenario: Configure the failover infrastructure

Applies To: Office SharePoint Server 2007

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Topic Last Modified: 2016-11-14


This article is one of a series of articles that describes an end-to-end scenario that outlines how to plan, design, build, and maintain an enterprise's Internet presence Web site based on Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.

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Internet presence scenario (Office SharePoint Server 2007)

After you have installed and configured the farm and deployed the solution, the next step is to configure the failover infrastructure for the farm to ensure that it meets the availability requirements specified in governance agreements.

Configure the failover infrastructure

Work with the database administration team to configure the failover system as specified in the design specification.


Provide the database team the following two articles:

Configure connection aliases for the computers running Microsoft SQL Server 2005 in the farms.

  • Configure database mirroring from the production to the failover farm.

  • Test failover and failback.

Document how failover was configured, and how to fail over and fail back.


Functioning failover system.

Operational documentation that describes to fail over and fail back successfully.


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