My new article “Disaster recovery options for the RD Connection Broker 2012 (HA)” is now published on VirtualizationAdmin.com
“…Since the role of the RD Connection Broker is so important, a big improvement has been made in the ability to create an active-active highly available (HA) solution. However, since all RD Connection Brokers in a HA solution use the same central SQL Server database, this database (and the instance it’s running on) suddenly become your Single Point of Failure. To overcome this, it’s important to also take a close look at options to setup a High Available SQL Server environment for your RD Connection Brokers. Besides that, regular backups of your RD Connection Broker database are obviously also strongly advised and will save you a lot of trouble in case of a serious SQL Server outage.
In case you do have to recover from a loss of the RD Connection Broker Database, there are several ways to perform this recovery based on what exactly got lost. In this article we will discuss several recovery scenarios.…”