Exchange 2010 documentation-Load Balancers and Mail Devices (Ironport, Barracuda)

Looking to get exchange documentation for a 2010 environment

There are 2 CAS , and the same are used as HUB Transport Servers

3 Mailboxes, 1 Unified Messanging Role, Have documented through scripting

Use of Ironport C170 , Barracuda Spam Firewall 300 and Enterprise Vault as well

Is there a handy way to check load balancing, I want to see if its set up through CAS Array, whats best way to check this and interaction with Ironport, Barracuda etc to generate mailflow diagrams?
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MASEE Solution Guide - Technical Dept HeadCommented:
Hi Indie101,
Even if you have only one CAS server it is recommended to have a CAS Array.
If you have more than 1 CAS server create a CAS Array and with FQDN outlook.domain.com.
Create an A record outlook.domain.com with a new IP and configfure that IP as the virtual server IP in ironport.
https://practical365.com/exchange-server/exchange-server-2010-cas-array/
https://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/29646.create-a-cas-array-exchange-2010.aspx

Please read this as well for understanding more about CAS Array.
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/exchange/2012/03/23/demystifying-the-cas-array-object-part-1/


Thanks
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Indie101Author Commented:
Thanks is there a quick way to check how it is configured on CAS

The infrastructure is in place and used a script to give me a lot of info just looking to check this

Script i used

https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/office/Exchange-Org-documentation-9b8ca5ef

Just looking for steps to see what load balancing is in place
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Indie101Author Commented:
Found this http://www.loadbalancer.org/blog/load-balancing-exchange-2010/

Looking for way to check going backwards what load balancing is setup any scripts i can run etc
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Indie101Author Commented:
Found this thanks appreciate the help :)

https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/office/Exchange-2013-Performance-23bcca58

Doesnt work for Exchange 2010 so will keep looking
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AmitIT ArchitectCommented:
You need to configure CAS Counter using Perfmon. Then review the data.

I do this way:
Get-Counter "MSExchange Availability Service\Availability Requests (sec)","MSExchange Availability Service\Average Time to Process a Free Busy Request","ASP.NET\Application Restarts","ASP.NET\Worker Process Restarts","ASP.NET\Request Wait Time","ASP.NET Applications(*)\Requests In Application Queue","MSExchange ActiveSync\Ping Commands Pending","MSExchange ActiveSync\Sync Commands Pending","MSExchange ActiveSync\Current Requests","MSExchangeAutodiscover\Requests/sec","MSExchangeWS\Requests/sec","\W3SVC_W3WP(*msexchangeservicesapppool)\Active Requests","\Netlogon(_Total)\Semaphore Timeouts","Web Service(_Total)\Current Connections" -ComputerName Servername | Export-Counter -Path c:\temp\counter.csv -FileFormat csv

For Hub you can review protocol logging. I parse it with below command, like below example for Active Sync load balance:
Export-ActiveSyncLog -Filename: "C:\inetpub\logs\LogFiles\W3SVC1\u_ex180409.log" -StartDate:"04/08/18" -EndDate:"04/09/18" -UseGMT:$true -OutputPath:"c:\temp"

Other way is to review your HLB logs.

if you are looking for anything online, don't waste your time.
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