Hyper-V Redundancy without Domain

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http://serverfault.com – We currently run a Hyper-V server on a non-domain W2008 server, and are looking to build a failover solution. Because all the (6-10) VM guests are linuxes, and our datacenter space is 90% non windows, we have never felt the need for AD domains etc. My initial plan is a second server (either W2008R2 or W2012 standard), running Hyper-V server. There is no shared storage / SAN in place. The VM's are pretty static - portals and web servers, with database located elsewhere, off the VMs, and so we could reasonably easily cope with week-old backups copies regularly from master VM to secondary (HowTos)