First, is an edge server REQUIRED, what is the disadvantage to not having one? Is it basically a glorified ISA server?
2. What IP's should the edge server have for nic1 and nic2 based on the diagram? Iit seems the edge server requires 2 nic cards?
3. You would think I could just put it in a dmz port off the FW?..
4. Is Microsoft assuming I do not have a 2nd fw server as in the diagram and in that case the external IP would be a 21.x and internal NIC ip be a 1.x..thus bypassing the internal fw #2 in my diagram? Here's my network: