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Load balancing outlook clients

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Hi Experts,

We presently have two sites. An office where all users reside in, and a data centre
An AD box is present in both sites and they are connected via a Site to Site VPN

I am trying to achieve full High availability and load balancing with the exchange servers, that reside in the data centre. So far i have set up forefront protection, which is publishing and load balancing the CAS servers.

Now as far as i understand it, this allows the active sync, outlook anywhere and owa to be load balanced, since they all use https (i have tested using owa, and this seems to be working fine, so i presume the others will too)

My question is however, what about the outlook clients in the office?
How do they connect to exchange?
Is there any way to also load balance their connections, so that in the event a server is taken down, the users wont notice?
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