Q

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? My 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

Dig deeper on Windows Server Monitoring and Administration

Pro+

Features

Enjoy the benefits of Pro+ membership, learn more and join.

Have a question for an expert?

Please add a title for your question

Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.

You will be able to add details on the next page.

0 comments

Oldest 

Forgot Password?

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchServerVirtualization

SearchCloudComputing

SearchExchange

SearchSQLServer

SearchWinIT

SearchEnterpriseDesktop

SearchVirtualDesktop

Close