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Edge 2010 and TMG on the same box RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi All,

    I will deploy 2 Server with Edge 2010 and TMG on the same for high availablity of exchange and TMG. i will do the TMG standalone array and for this NLB will be created in this case what will be done for the EDGE should i create the 2 DNS records to load balance the Edge servers or should i use the only one external VIP defined during TMG NLB. what will be done,

     

    Regards,


    SKHATRI
    Monday, December 6, 2010 2:33 PM

Answers

  • Hi Skhatri,

    Others may have different views, but I would suggest using 2 DNS records and equal priority MX entries to load balance inbound SMTP rather than the single VIP, to avoid all deliveries from a single remote IP (such as a close business partner or webmail provider etc) still get balanced correctly.

    Steve


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    • Proposed as answer by Steve GoodmanMVP Thursday, December 9, 2010 12:57 PM
    • Marked as answer by emma.yoyo Monday, December 13, 2010 8:20 AM
    Monday, December 6, 2010 3:21 PM