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I'm new at this.
What about the networking part, because they arent in the same location?
And how long it would takes me to do it? I got no experience at all in this.
If you need more information, please, help.
And again, thanks.
Have you actually opened the VEA GUI and had a look? Are your disks assigned to the server yet? The process takes about 5 minutes to complete depending on the amount of volumes you want to make.
This is my scenerie.
I have two ws 2008 servers, each one with different ip address, and the primary have to be the replication on the other (secundary), so how do i do it? Because the steps you gave me its for a server that has the disks locally.
Can you open VEA on the 2 node from the 2nd node? If so, then connect the 2nd host in VEA before adding the secondary (alternative way of doing it).
Have you disabled the windows firewalls, maybe its blocking it?
Never seen that happen before. I think you didn't pay attention to point 7 in my first reply. Don't use 100% of the disk when you create your volumes. Go back and start again.
Hey I was able to perform all the steps and the replication went well, now How can I know it is actually replicating because I can see the disks in the primary server but I cannot see them in the secondary server.
I just figured that out but for some reason it's not replicating in real time, for example if I create a file in the primary disk once the replication is done, i don't see it in the secondary disk.
You can look in the "monitor view" section of the replication section. You'll see the amount of bytes pending, they should be ZERO, or the lag should be ZERO days hours minutes seconds behind.
The files won't show up immediately on the file system as NTFS does not dynamically update itself. Remeber you're replicating the BLOCKS, not the files. If you do a migration (make the secondary the primary), then you'll see the files. You can then also add more files to the secondary's drives, and it will replicate to the primary.
After that if you migrate back to the primary, then you'll see all the files on that side too.