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Load Balancer for Exchange Server 2010 SP2

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We have two servers of Exchange 2010 SP2  which are members of DAG which consist of HUB, Mailbox & Client access roles. Now we are planning  to implemnet  hardware load balance (e.g KEMP) so what would be the prerequisites & modifications need to do to implement load balancer for exchange.

Kindly advice.
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The simplest way to configure hardware load balancers is to create a fallback list of the affinity methods that will be applied by the load balancer. For example, the load balancer will try cookie-based affinity first, then SSL session ID, and then source IP affinity

If you have more than eight Client Access servers in a single Active Directory site, your organization will need a more robust load balancing solution. Although there are robust software load balancing solutions available, a hardware load balancing solution provides the most capacity.

Read below for more MS recommendations

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff625247(v=exchg.141).aspx#recommendations

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/office/ocs/cc843611.aspx
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KEMP is Microsoft Partner:

http://kemptechnologies.com/products/solutions/load-balancing-microsoft-exchange-2010

In the above, there a link for LoadMaster Deployment Guide for Load Balancing MS Exchange 2010

They also provide the balancer in VM so that you can try it out before decided to purchase their applicance
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