Designing for high availability

SCOM can be deployed with high availability across the varying roles. This recipe will show you the various options for each role to allow you to implement SCOM with HA in mind.

Getting ready

You should have already worked with the business using the previous recipe to gather information as to the business requirements.

How to do it...

The following steps will guide you through the various high availability options you have when designing a SCOM infrastructure.

Management servers

In previous versions of SCOM, high availability was achieved through the use of clustering owing to the reliance on a component known as the RMS. Starting with the 2012 release and carrying forward to the R2 release, the RMS role was deprecated, ...

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