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with out witness server can we set up mirroring?
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If automatic failover is required, then you must have a witness. Otherwise no, it is not required.

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shohelr2003
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actually witness server is an optional requirement in mirroring. If you choose "High Safety With Automatic Failover" option, then you need a witness server.
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shohelr2003 (11/26/2012)
actually witness server is an optional requirement in mirroring. If you choose "High Safety With Automatic Failover" option, then you need a witness server.

It's an option for Syncrhonous mirroring, although you can have a witness in Asynchronous mirroring Microsoft highly recommend you don't!!

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Perry Whittle (11/26/2012)
although you can have a witness in Asynchronous mirroring Microsoft highly recommend you don't!!


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