Add Persistent Chat Backup SQL Server Store

You configure the Backup SQL Server stores that will provide backup databases for the Persistent Chat Server or Persistent Chat Server pool.

SQL Server store: Select an existing SQL Server and optionally an instance for Persistent Chat.

Click New to define a new SQL Server and optionally a new instance for the Persistent Chat backup data.

Select the Enable SQL Server store mirroring checkbox to configure a SQL Server database and optional instance that will provide a mirrored database for the Persistent Chat backup data.

Select from the list Mirroring SQL Server store a SQL Server and optional instance to act as the SQL Server mirror for the Persistent Chat backup SQL Server.

Click New to define a new SQL Server and optionally a new instance for the Persistent Chat SQL Server mirroring.

Select the list Use SQL Server mirroring witness to enable automatic failover a SQL Server that will act as the witness server in failover scenarios. The witness server does not mirror or host data for the Persistent Chat servers, but ensures that only one SQL Server in a mirrored configuration is the active SQL Server at any time.

Click New to define a new SQL Server witness optionally an instance for the Persistent Chat backup SQL Server mirroring witness.

Click Back to go back to the previous pool definition dialog.

Click Next after you have finished entering the options for this pool's backup SQL Server store configuration and to proceed with the Persistent Chat Server pool definition.

Click Cancel to discard all changes and end the Define New Persistent Chat Pool wizard.

Click Help to access context sensitive help, such as this page.

See also

Plan for Persistent Chat Server in Skype for Business Server 2015

Server requirements for Skype for Business Server 2015

Hardware and software requirements for Persistent Chat Server in Skype for Business Server 2015

Configure high availability and disaster recovery for Persistent Chat Server in Skype for Business Server 2015