Adding mailbox servers to a Database Availability Group

Once you've created a Database Availability Group (DAG), you'll need to add DAG members, which are servers running the mailbox server role. In this recipe, you'll learn how to add mailbox servers to a DAG using the Exchange Management Shell.

How to do it...

To add a mailbox server to a DAG, use the Add-DatabaseAvailabilityGroupServer cmdlet :

Add-DatabaseAvailabilityGroupServer -Identity DAG `
-MailboxServer MBX1

In this example, the MBX1 server is added to a database availability group named DAG.

How it works...

In order to run the Add-DatabaseAvailabilityGroupServer cmdlet, the servers being added to the DAG must be running an Enterprise Edition of either Windows Server 2008 or 2008 R2. This ...

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