Making replica file servers

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  1. Steve

    Steve Guest

    Legato RepliStor works a treat.

    >-----Original Message-----
    >What would everyone recommend the best method for making

    a
    >fault tolerant setup for a file server? Of course there

    is
    >the normal implementations like RAID 1+5 or other
    >variations. But what about actually making two file
    >servers that are identical somehow and replicating the
    >files on each back and forth? Is there a way to do this?
    >DFS has a way to make a replica but I was under the
    >assumption that it only made a replica of the DFS
    >namespace. I didn't think it actually put copies of all
    >the files on both servers as well. I've done this in the
    >past with robocopy and AT, but I was looking for a

    better
    >solution then that. Any ideas?
    >.
    >
    Steve, Oct 2, 2003
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  2. Steve

    Dragon Guest

    True but Legato is expensive. He currently cannot afford to have Win2K
    Cluster let alone Legato.

    "Steve" <> wrote in message
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    > Legato RepliStor works a treat.
    >
    > >-----Original Message-----
    > >What would everyone recommend the best method for making

    > a
    > >fault tolerant setup for a file server? Of course there

    > is
    > >the normal implementations like RAID 1+5 or other
    > >variations. But what about actually making two file
    > >servers that are identical somehow and replicating the
    > >files on each back and forth? Is there a way to do this?
    > >DFS has a way to make a replica but I was under the
    > >assumption that it only made a replica of the DFS
    > >namespace. I didn't think it actually put copies of all
    > >the files on both servers as well. I've done this in the
    > >past with robocopy and AT, but I was looking for a

    > better
    > >solution then that. Any ideas?
    > >.
    > >
    Dragon, Oct 3, 2003
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