[ExchangeList] Re: Would an extra GC server help? - exchange 2003

  • From: "Brian Pituley" <bpituley@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2008 13:03:33 -0800

AFAIK, redundant GCs are always a good idea.

 

Brian Pituley

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[mailto:exchangelist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Patrick
Sent: Monday, December 01, 2008 12:48 PM
To: exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [ExchangeList] Would an extra GC server help? - exchange 2003

 

Hi guys,

 

I have just inherited a new site, and it looks like they are having
issues with thier main dc.

 

I recently installed exchange 2003 on windows 2003, but all of a sudden
exchange has started fall off, on closer inspection, it looks like the
DC is having some sort of network issue, affecting dns and GC.

 

Current environment

 

2 DC's

1 Exchange server. All windows 2003.

 

My question, would it help to make the second dc a Global Catalog
server? so as to maintain some sort of redundancy while we figure out
what to do with the Primary DC. Any issues to expect? or is there no
point?

 

 

Thanks

 

Patrick

 


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