Happy World Backup Day!!!!

Today’s the day!  World Backup Day!

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There used to be a saying, only two things in life are certain.  Death and Taxes.  Well, this is the computer age.  Add hard disk failure and data loss to the list!

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Enable Hyper-V replication between two workgroup servers

Hyper-V replication is an essential ‘server availability’ tool for any organization. Whilst it is not a substitute for good backups; it will allow you to restore an up-to-date copy of your virtual servers very quickly, should your primary host hardware fail.

In this tutorial, i have built two Windows 2012 R2 servers using a pair of old Dell Optiplex 580’s (AMD Phenom CPU, upgraded to 8GB RAM each), and a single 8 port Netgear GB switch.

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The Primary server name is: Truro

The Secondary server name is: Exeter

Lets get started…

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