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Storage Replica on Failover Cluster as a means of storage replication on iSCSI

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I have implemented a Failover Cluster / File Server (node1 and node2) on Server 2019 Datacenter.

Shared storage is fulfilled by iSCSI (iSCSI1). Everything works well.


Now, I have another iSCSI target on another physical storage system (iSCSI2) identical to iSCSI1.


I want to enable SR so to replicate iSCSI1 with iSCSI2 so this happens through the Failover Cluster manager and it is the supported configuration for Stretched Clusters.


My use case though is differnet.


I only want to use the 2 nodes I have and I wish to use the Storage Replica as a means to make my two storage highly available. So if iSCSI1 goes down, FC will failover to isCSI2 storage.


Is this a valid/supported scenario?


Thank you

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