Database Logshipping


I have already setup Database Log Shipping for one of my server. Server A to Server B (Server B is in Simple Recovery Mode).

But I want to Log Ship again to CoLocation Site. Is that okay to setup again from Server A to Server C?

Do you think it will mess up the LSN??

**I can't Log Ship from Server B to Server C because DB is in Simple Recover Mode.

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asked May 19 '11 at 03:01 AM in Default

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You can use the log files to maintain as many standby databases/servers as you need - http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb895393.aspx
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answered May 19 '11 at 03:20 AM

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Yes you can log ship from one source server to multiple target servers.

From [MSDN/BOL][1]

Log shipping allows you to automatically send transaction log backups from a primary database on a primary server instance to one or more secondary databases on separate secondary server instances.

(emphasis mine) [1]: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms187103.aspx
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answered May 19 '11 at 03:17 AM

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Hi Kev and John... I setup Server A to Server C last 2 hours ago and now I am getting error on Server C and also error on Server B as well.

Error Message was saying 'It can't find earlier LSN file...'

I am using Red Gate Log Shiping.
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answered May 19 '11 at 05:58 AM

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Have you followed the help that comes with SQLBackup? Have you got a support contract with RedGate? If so then I would suggest that you contact them as they have a brilliant support desk who will work with you on the problem
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Hi John, I will give them a call. Thanks
May 19 '11 at 06:18 AM Leo

Sorted. They suggested me to Log ship from Server A to B Only, then added extra script to restore the Log for Server C same as Server B. Now works.

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