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    HI All,

     

    Can anyone tell me whether OCS 2007 front-end can be setup in the windows 2003 Cluster environment?

    Or is OCS 2007 is a cluster aware application.

     

     

    Thanks in advance for the answer.

     

    Nwsn

     

    Sunday, May 11, 2008 7:44 PM

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  • I don't think this is a supported MS Cluster app. 

    If you want HA, you need a load balancer and at least 2 servers.
    Tuesday, May 13, 2008 5:13 AM
  • I'd second that; OCS works on a Pool/Farm basis for increased capacitty of availability, Clustering is not an option.

     

    There are some very good value Load Balancers available; the most import things to watch for are Source NAT and Appropriate throughput; which could be quite high for any enterprise setup requiring More than one server for capacity.

     

    If Your goal is resilience, look into increasing hardware resilience or using a redundant server chassis.

    Tuesday, May 13, 2008 4:06 PM