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Microsoft® Lync Server 2010 Unleashed by Tom Pacyk, Andrew Abbate, Alex Lewis

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DNS Load Balancing

If the limitations of DNS load balancing described earlier don’t pose any issues to an organization’s Lync Server deployment, the organization can proceed with that method instead of purchasing a hardware load balancer. There are actually some advantages to using DNS load balancing, mainly the simplicity involved in configuring the load balancing that just involves using multiple A records for the same name in public DNS. Table 27.7 shows the DNS records required to achieve DNS load balancing.

Table 27.7 DNS Load-Balancing Entries

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When using DNS load balancing, the Edge Server can use private IP addresses that are translated ...

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