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Microsoft® Lync® Server 2013 Unleashed Second Edition by Randy Wintle, Alex Lewis, David Ross, Tom Pacyk

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DNS Load Balancing Requirements

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 configuration that just involves using multiple A records for the same name in public DNS. Table 31.3 shows the DNS records required to achieve DNS load balancing.

Table 31.3. 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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