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Why Change Exchange 2010 Ports to Static?

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A client has purchased an F5 Load Balancer for use with Exchange 2010. IN reading the documentation and a number of websites, almost all recommend setting the RPC and Address Book ports to static. I found the great PowerShell script that MS has provided to do this as well. What I am not finding is WHY I really need to change the ports to static. Can someone please explain the negative points for keeping dynamic port ranges for these services? Also, what about SSL offloading? Thanks.
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