Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions 5.1 SP1 Solutions Quick Recovery and Microsoft Clustering Solutions Guide for Microsoft Exchange - Windows

Article:DOC2941  |  Created: 2010-09-19  |  Updated: 2010-09-19  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC2941
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Table of Contents:
Introduction
Introducing Veritas Storage Foundation and High Availability Solutions for Microsoft Exchange
About the solutions guides
Quick Recovery solutions
Microsoft clustering solutions
Using the Solutions Configuration Center
About the Solutions Configuration Center
Starting the Configuration Center
Available options from the Configuration Center
About running the Configuration Center wizards
Following the workflow in the Configuration Center
Solutions wizard logs
Quick Recovery
Quick Recovery concepts
About Quick Recovery snapshot solutions
Advantages of Quick Recovery snapshots
Quick Recovery process
About the components used in Quick Recovery
FlashSnap and FastResync
Integration with Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service
Planning a Quick Recovery snapshot solution
System requirements
Storage requirements
Supported software
Methods of implementing Quick Recovery snapshots
About the Quick Recovery Configuration Wizard
About the VSS Exchange Snapshot Scheduler Wizard
About the VSS Snapshot and Snapback wizards and the vxsnap utility
Planning your Quick Recovery solution
Backup types for snapshot sets
About logs
Recommendations and best practices
Recommendations for Exchange storage configuration
Recommendations for maintenance and backups
VCS, Microsoft clustering, and VVR considerations
VCS considerations
Microsoft clustering considerations
VVR considerations
About Exchange 2007 passive copy snapshots
Configuring Exchange for Quick Recovery snapshots
Tasks for configuring Exchange storage
Reviewing the prerequisites
Reviewing the configuration
Creating dynamic disk groups
Creating dynamic volumes
Pointing the databases and log paths to the SFW volumes (Exchange 2003)
Moving the First Storage Group (Exchange 2003)
Pointing the databases and log paths to the SFW volumes (Exchange 2007)
Moving the First Storage Group (Exchange 2007)
Implementing snapshot sets with the configuration wizard
About the Quick Recovery Configuration Wizard
About snapshot sets
About snapshot templates
Tasks for implementing snapshot sets with the configuration wizard
Reviewing the prerequisites
Scheduling and creating snapshot sets
Viewing the status of scheduled snapshots
Troubleshooting scheduled snapshots
Deleting or modifying schedules
Synchronizing schedules after adding a cluster node
Scheduling or creating an individual snapshot set
About scheduling or creating an individual snapshot set
Tasks to schedule a new snapshot
Tasks to create a one-time snapshot set
Reviewing the prerequisites
Preparing the snapshot mirrors
Scheduling a snapshot set
Viewing the status of scheduled snapshots
Troubleshooting scheduled snapshots
Deleting schedules
Creating a one-time snapshot set
Refreshing a snapshot set manually
Reattaching the split-mirror snapshots
Creating the refreshed snapshot set
Recovering a storage group or database
About recovery using Quick Recovery snapshots
Tasks for recovery using Quick Recovery snapshots
Prerequisites for recovery
Recovery using an Exchange 2007 passive copy snapshot
Overview of recovery steps using an Exchange 2007 passive copy snapshot
Example of restoring from a passive copy
Recovering using the VSS Restore Wizard
Recovering using the vxsnap utility
Post-recovery steps
Recovering after hardware failure
About recovery after hardware failure
Recovery scenarios
Recovery tasks
Tasks for recovering after hardware failure
Reviewing the prerequisites
Reviewing the sample configuration
Scenario I: Database and transaction logs volumes are missing
Identifying the missing volumes
Dismounting Exchange databases
Deleting missing volumes from Storage Foundation for Windows
Replacing hardware and adding disks to the dynamic disk group
Changing the drive letter or mount points of the snapshot volumes
Restoring the storage group to the point in time
Refreshing the snapshot set
Scenario II: All DB volumes missing, transaction logs are available
Identifying the missing volumes
Dismounting Exchange databases
Deleting missing volumes from Storage Foundation for Windows
Replacing hardware and adding disks to the dynamic disk group
Changing the drive letter or mount points of the snapshot volumes
Restoring the storage group to the point in time
Recovering the storage group to the point of failure
Refreshing the snapshot set
Scenario III: Some DB volumes missing, transaction logs are available
Identifying the missing volumes
Dismounting Exchange databases
Deleting missing volumes from Storage Foundation for Windows
Replacing hardware and adding disks to the dynamic disk group
Changing the drive letter or mount points of the snapshot volumes
Recovering the storage group to the point of failure
Refreshing the snapshot set
Refreshing the snapshot set
Refreshing the snapshot set on the current disks
Reattaching healthy snapshot volumes
Clearing the snapshot association for volumes whose drive letters or mount points were reassigned
Creating snapshot mirrors of volumes whose drive letters or mount points were reassigned
Creating the new snapshot set
Moving the production volumes to different disks and refreshing the snapshot set
Reattaching healthy snapshot volumes
Clearing the snapshot association for volumes whose drive letters or mount points were reassigned
Adding mirrors to volumes whose drive letters or mount points were reassigned
Creating snapshot mirrors of volumes whose drive letters or mount points were reassigned
Creating the new snapshot set
Vxsnap utility command line reference
About the vxsnap utility
Vxsnap keywords
vxsnap prepare
vxsnap create
vxsnap reattach
vxsnap restore
Microsoft Clustering Solutions
About Microsoft clustering solutions
Deploying SFW with MSCS: New Exchange installation
Tasks for a new Exchange installation with SFW and MSCS (Windows Server 2003)
Reviewing the requirements
Supported software
Disk space requirements
System requirements
Reviewing the configuration
Configuring the storage hardware and network
Establishing an MSCS cluster
Creating the MSDTC resource (Exchange 2003)
Installing SFW with MSCS/Failover Cluster option
SFW installation tasks
Pre-installation tasks
Installing Veritas Storage Foundation for Windows
Post-installation tasks
Configuring SFW disk groups and volumes
Planning disk groups and volumes
Creating a disk group
Creating volumes
Preparing the forest and domain (Exchange 2003)
Adding a Volume Manager Disk Group resource for Exchange 2007 installation
Installing Exchange Server
Creating an Exchange virtual server group (Exchange 2003)
Adding Volume Manager Disk Group resources to the Exchange 2007 group
Moving Exchange databases and logs to shared storage (Exchange 2003)
Moving Exchange databases and logs to shared storage (Exchange 2007)
Implementing a dynamic mirrored quorum resource
Creating a dynamic cluster disk group for the quorum resource with mirrored volume
Creating the quorum resource for the cluster group
Changing the quorum resource to a dynamic mirrored quorum resource
Verifying the cluster configuration
Deploying SFW with Microsoft failover clustering: New Exchange installation
Tasks for a new Exchange installation with SFW and failover clustering (Windows Server 2008)
Reviewing the requirements
Supported software for Microsoft failover clusters with SFW
Disk space requirements
System requirements
Reviewing the configuration
Configuring the storage hardware and network
Establishing a Microsoft failover cluster
Installing SFW with MSCS/Failover Cluster option
SFW installation tasks
Pre-installation tasks
Installing Veritas Storage Foundation for Windows
Post-installation tasks
Configuring SFW disk groups and volumes
Planning disk groups and volumes
Creating dynamic cluster disk groups
Creating volumes
Managing disk groups and volumes
Importing a disk group and mounting a volume
Unmounting a volume and deporting a disk group
Implementing a dynamic mirrored quorum resource
Creating a dynamic cluster disk group and a mirrored volume for the quorum resource
Adding the Volume Manager Disk Group resource for the quorum
Changing the quorum resource to a dynamic mirrored quorum resource
Adding a Volume Manager Disk Group resource for Exchange 2007 installation
Installing Exchange Server
Adding the Volume Manager Disk Group resources to the Exchange group
Setting the database dependency on the disk group resource
Moving Exchange databases and logs to shared storage
Verifying the cluster configuration
Deploying SFW with MSCS and Exchange in a campus cluster
Tasks for a new Exchange, SFW and MSCS installation in a campus cluster (Windows Server 2003)
Reviewing the requirements
Supported software
System requirements
Disk space requirements
Reviewing the configuration
Overview of campus clustering with MSCS
MSCS campus cluster failure scenarios
MSCS quorum and quorum arbitration
Configuring the network and storage
Establishing an MSCS cluster
Installing and configuring the operating system and MSCS on Server A
Configuring the shared storage and creating a partition for the Cluster quorum disk
Creating the first node of the cluster on Server A
Installing and configuring the operating system and MSCS on Server B
Connecting the two nodes
Creating the second node of the cluster on Server B
Verifying the cluster configuration
Creating the MSDTC resource (Exchange 2003 only)
Installing SFW
SFW installation tasks
Pre-installation tasks
Installing Veritas Storage Foundation for Windows
Post-installation tasks
Creating disk groups and volumes
Configuring the disks and volumes
Creating a dynamic (cluster) disk group
Creating a volume
Implementing a dynamic quorum resource
Creating a dynamic cluster disk group for the quorum, mirrored
Making the quorum cluster disk group an MSCS resource
Changing the quorum resource to the dynamic mirrored quorum resource
Adding a Volume Manager Disk Group resource for Exchange 2007 installation
Installing the application on the cluster nodes
Setting up a group for Exchange 2003 in MSCS
Adding Volume Manager Disk Group resources to the Exchange 2007 group
Moving Exchange databases and logs to dynamic volumes
Moving Exchange 2003 databases and logs
Moving Exchange 2007 databases and logs
Verifying the cluster configuration
Deploying SFW with Microsoft failover clustering and Exchange in a campus cluster
Tasks for a new Exchange, SFW and Microsoft failover clustering installation in a campus cluster (Windows Server 2008)
Reviewing the requirements
Supported software
System requirements
Disk space requirements
Reviewing the configuration
Overview of campus clustering with Microsoft clustering
Campus cluster failure with Microsoft clustering scenarios
Microsoft clustering quorum and quorum arbitration
Configuring the network and storage
Establishing a Microsoft failover cluster
Connecting the two nodes
Installing SFW
SFW installation tasks
Pre-installation tasks
Installing Veritas Storage Foundation for Windows
Post-installation tasks
Creating disk groups and volumes
Configuring the disks and volumes
Creating a dynamic (cluster) disk group
Creating a volume
Implementing a dynamic quorum resource
Creating a dynamic cluster disk group and a mirrored volume for the quorum resource
Adding the Volume Manager Disk Group resource for the quorum
Changing the quorum resource to the dynamic mirrored quorum resource
Adding a Volume Manager Disk Group resource for Exchange 2007 installation
Installing the application on the cluster nodes
Adding the Volume Manager Disk Group resources to the Exchange group
Setting the database dependency on the disk group resource
Moving the Exchange databases and logs to the dynamic volumes
Verifying the cluster configuration
Deploying SFW and VVR with MSCS: New Exchange installation
Tasks in a new Exchange installation with SFW, VVR, and MSCS (Windows Server 2003)
Reviewing the requirements
Supported software
Disk space requirements
System requirements
Reviewing the configuration
Configuring the primary site
Installing SFW with MSCS/Failover Cluster option
SFW installation tasks
Pre-installation tasks
Installing Veritas Storage Foundation for Windows
Post-installation tasks
Completing the primary site configuration
Setting up the secondary site (Exchange 2003)
Setting up the secondary site (Exchange 2007)
Installing Exchange on the secondary site (Exchange 2007)
Setting up the Exchange group on the secondary site (Exchange 2007)
Moving the Volume Manager Disk Group resources to the Exchange group (Exchange 2007)
VVR components overview
Creating resources for VVR (primary and secondary sites)
Setting up the replicated data sets (RDS) for VVR
Creating the RVG resource (primary and secondary sites)
Setting the System Attendant resource dependency on the RVG resource (Exchange 2003)
Setting the database resource dependency on the RVG resource (Exchange 2007)
Normal operations and recovery procedures
Normal operations
Performing planned migration
Replication recovery procedures
Deploying SFW and VVR with Microsoft failover clustering: New Exchange installation
Tasks for a new Exchange, SFW, VVR, and failover clustering installation (Windows Server 2008)
Reviewing the requirements
Supported software for Microsoft failover clusters with SFW
Disk space requirements
System requirements
Reviewing the configuration
Configuring the primary site
Installing SFW with MSCS/Failover Cluster option
SFW installation tasks
Pre-installation tasks
Installing Veritas Storage Foundation for Windows
Post-installation tasks
Completing the primary site configuration
Setting up the secondary site
Installing Exchange on the secondary site
Setting up the Exchange group on the secondary site
Moving the Volume Manager Disk Group resources to the Exchange group
VVR components overview
Creating resources for VVR (primary and secondary sites)
Setting up the replicated data sets (RDS) for VVR
Creating the RVG resource (primary and secondary sites)
Setting the database resource dependency on the RVG resource
Normal operations and recovery procedures
Normal operations
Performing planned migration
Replication recovery procedures
Index

 


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