Outlook not change after configuring exchange 2010 CAS Array

Dear All,

I was having one exchange 2010 server hosting all users mailboxes.

Recently, I install another two exchange 2010 server, the total now is 3. Each server host all rules (MB/HUB/CAS/UM).

Hardware load balancer is there.

DAG has been configured and working fine.

What I notes that; still the users are connecting to the first exchange server, the outlook didn’t change the server to the CAS array which I configure.

I totally done everything, CAS array configured, databases add to the CAS array and everything is ok.

Is there any solution? Do I have to use script?


Please help

Thanks
ACS2012Asked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

TheNemesisCommented:
0
ACS2012Author Commented:
i did that, the the problem related to the outlook more than the exchange
0
MAS (MVE)EE Solution GuideCommented:
Did you run the command ?
Set-MailboxDatabase DB1 -RpcClientAccessServer “mail.school.edu”
0
Simplify Active Directory Administration

Administration of Active Directory does not have to be hard.  Too often what should be a simple task is made more difficult than it needs to be.The solution?  Hyena from SystemTools Software.  With ease-of-use as well as powerful importing and bulk updating capabilities.

ACS2012Author Commented:
yes, i run it for current databases.

client is connected and working, but the outlook connected to the ex1.... not to the cas array.
0
MAS (MVE)EE Solution GuideCommented:
Please restart the active server and try reopening outlook.

Otherwise please wait some time



0
MAS (MVE)EE Solution GuideCommented:
Did you create DNS A record “mail.school.edu" pointing to the load balancing IP?
0
ACS2012Author Commented:
yes, i create the IP
0
Mohamed KhairyEnterprise Solutions ArchitectCommented:
are you using outlook 2007 or 2010 and how many users are facing this issue?
0
Maen Abu-TabanjehNetwork Administrator, Network ConsultantCommented:
what is behaviour ? what is message?? is mailbox and cas physical or virtual?? look here :

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2006508
0
Mohamed KhairyEnterprise Solutions ArchitectCommented:
Check out this solutions:

1- If you have a few users so try to do an Outlook Profile Repair to get the updated change.

2- Remove the "Host A" record from the internal DNS for the old Exchange 2010 server "Ex2010.domain.local" and the Outlook clients should do a full re-autodiscover and attach to the new CAS array "CASArray01.domain.local" automatically.

This however is generally impractical especially when you want to stage your mailbox move slowly instead of attempt the big bang approach where all mailboxes are moved in one hit. For small server migrations this is a workable solution.

3- Create a PRF (Outlook Profile) configuration file to automatically update Outlook to point to the new server. You will need to script this out to ensure it automatically runs on all workstations.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc179062.aspx

Look at this article for information on pushing these settings via Group Policy or Script:

http://www.howto-outlook.com/howto/deployprf.htm 
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
references:
http://clintboessen.blogspot.com/2011/10/outlook-2007-sp2-does-not-redirect-to.html

http://www.scottfeltmann.com/index.php/2010/06/28/outlook-profile-not-updating-after-creating-cas-array/

http://www.shudnow.net/2010/04/18/creating-databases-and-the-rpcclientaccessserver-database-parameter/

Regards,
MKhairy
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
MAS (MVE)EE Solution GuideCommented:
Before restart make sure you have healthy copies of mailbox databases in other servers.

0
Madan SharmaConsultantCommented:
Test one user by create a new profile and use CAS array name when you do start configuration.  Also make sure that your auto discover is configured OK if auto discover is not configured then clients will continue to connect with old settings. I'll advice you configure all your CAS server with auto discover settings and test them one by one on http://testexchangeconnectivity.com

0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Exchange

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.