The Mediation Server exists in two forms: the stand-alone Mediation Server, and the basic hybrid gateway. In both cases, the management of the Mediation Server role is the same.
In certain situations (for example, when you experience a hardware failure or network reconfiguration), you need to replace one Mediation Server with another Mediation Server. The focus of this document is on replacing the Mediation Server (that is, either a stand-alone or a gateway device) with a stand-alone Mediation Server. This document does not cover how to size or replace the media gateway device. For details, see in the Planning and Architecture documentation.
This document is targeted at IT Professionals who have a thorough understanding of Microsoft server technologies, networking technologies, and complex Active Directory topologies.
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To replace a Mediation Server, you need to complete the following tasks: