Day-to-day DAG management and operations

Setting up a new DAG is neither something to do on a whim nor something you should attempt unless you have sufficient knowledge of all the technologies that are involved. These include the following:

  • Exchange 2013

  • Windows Failover Clustering

  • Networks

Exchange hides most of Windows Failover Clustering when it builds and maintains a DAG. In the normal course of events, you should never have to look at the cluster details unless a problem occurs and you have to carry out some investigation to retrieve information, probably under the direction of Microsoft Support. Even so, it’s still a good idea to know the nature of the beast you are dealing with, if only at a reasonably high level.

In addition, the account you ...

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