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  • Hello, for our Exchange 2016 upgrade we are planning to put Exchange 2016 Edge servers on the DMZ.  Question:  Is it security best practices to have an appliance sit in front of the Edge servers?  If so, what would that be?  Thanks!  
    Wednesday, May 24, 2017 9:12 PM

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  • It is not necessary but it will be a good idea because if you have an appliance ie. F5, Kemp, NetScaler etc then you can use the appliance to load balance the traffic for internal and external mail. Also, this will allow you to use a single alias i.e. ExternaMail instead of having 2 alias to remember.  

    • Edited by Michael Vi Wednesday, May 24, 2017 11:52 PM extra info
    • Proposed as answer by Niko.Cheng Thursday, May 25, 2017 8:23 AM
    Wednesday, May 24, 2017 11:51 PM
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