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Is there software for replicating a Win2k Web server?

I need to know if there is software for replicating a Windows 2000 Web server. We have three Web servers in a rack and two SQL servers. We have the load balancing figured out and have software for SQL replication, but need to have it for the Web servers. Any suggestions?
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recommendation is to not "replicate" your content, but publish the content from your staging server to all three production servers simultaneously. If you're using a content management system, it probably has this built in. If not, you can create a simple batch file using XCOPY to copy all updates files from the staging server to your production servers.

If you don't use a staging server today, you should. You don't need a dedicated server. Just set up a separate Web site on one of your servers using a unique IP address, host name or port number.

Good luck!

This was first published in May 2003

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