The initial setup and configuration of a Database Availability Group (DAG) is done using a single cmdlet named
New-DatabaseAvailabilityGroup. In this recipe, we'll take a look at how you can automate the creation of a DAG using the Exchange Management Shell.
To create a DAG, use the
New-DatabaseAvailabilityGroup -Name DAG ` -WitnessServer CAS1 ` -WitnessDirectory C:\FSW ` -DatabaseAvailabilityGroupIPAddresses 192.168.1.55
The previous command creates a new Database Availability Group named
DAG. The file share witness server is set to a Client Access server named
CAS1, and the path for the directory is also specified, along with an IP address that will be ...