Skype for Business Server Hyper-V Failover Clustering

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Hi All,

Does Microsoft support leveraging Hyper-V failover clusting for Skype for Business servers? I have not been able to find any official documentation regarding this scenario.

Thanks!

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Hi,

the virtualization whitepaper for lync 2013 makes a clear statement regarding “virtual maschine portability”

“Virtual machine portability—the capability to move a virtual machine guest server from one physical host to another—breaks the inherent availability functionality in Lync Server pools. Moving a guest server while operating is not supported in Lync Server 2013. Lync Server 2013 has a rich set of application-specific failover techniques, including data replication within a pool and between pools. Virtual machine-based failover techniques break these application-specific failover capabilities.“

Paul