In Part-I I wrote about what we can call “Preparation” to migrate the standalone SQL to Mirrored SQL,
Next is to define new SQL Mirrored Store for the enterprise Pool, install the mirrored database and move back the Central management store and server back to the Enterprise Pool and decommission the Standard Edition Pool.
Note: again, I had to do that, because my client wanted to decommission the current Standalone SQL hosting the Lync Enterprise SQL store, and used also by other technologies, they wanted to move the database to dedicated SQL store used only by Lync.
If you just want to make your Standalone SQL a Mirrored SQL store, all you need is to prepare one more SQL 2012 Server (or two in case you want a witness for Automatic failover – check Part-I) and carry on with following steps without moving the CMS to another Pool.
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