Planning for Exchange Clustering
Topic Last Modified: 2005-05-25
Server clustering is an excellent way to increase the availability of your Microsoft® Exchange Server 2003 messaging system. Specifically, server clusters provide failover support and high availability for mission-critical Exchange applications and services. This section provides planning considerations and strategies for deploying server clustering in your Exchange 2003 organization. For information about deploying and administering Exchange 2003 clusters, see the following resources:
For deployment information, see "Deploying Exchange 2003 in a Cluster" in the Exchange Server 2003 Deployment Guide.
For administration information, see "Managing Exchange Server Clusters" in the Exchange Server 2003 Administration Guide.
Before you plan and deploy Exchange 2003 clusters, you must be familiar with Microsoft Windows® Clustering concepts. For information about Windows Clustering technologies, see the following resources: