Microsoft Exchange 2013 Simplified DAG Backup – Host file to the rescue

Be careful in planning your Exchange 2013 simplified DAG deployment as not all backup applications are capable of backing up an “IP less” DAG

MSExchangeGURU  has a very good blog on the topic here

In the case of Symantec Netbackup, there is a work around in the form of host file entries as described in Symantec article TECH223843

Create a host file entry for the DAG name on your backup server pointing to the IP addresses of your DAG members


Symantec have indicated that “Support will be provided in an upcoming release”

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