Using Application Request Routing to configure a reverse proxy for Lync Server 2013

A reverse proxy (a service that retrieves information on behalf of a client from servers usually located in a corporate network) is a required part of any Lync Server 2013 deployment that we want to make available to external users (as shown at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg398069.aspx). There are many reverse proxy solutions offered by vendors and a couple of free solutions available as part of the Windows OS. The first one is the Web Application Proxy (WAP) that is part of the Remote Access Server role in Windows Server 2012 R2. However, WAP is a relatively new technology, and there have been some issues related to using it as a reverse proxy solution ...

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