Configuring IIS ARR for Lync/Exchange with Powershell

Many times I’ve needed to configure IIS ARR as the reverse proxy for Lync, Exchange and related services. To speedup the  process I’ve created this powershell script.

It’s a basic script, and as such can be enhanced, but it does what It’s most commonly needed.

These are the assumptions:

  • IIS ARR is already up and running Smile
  • Each service will be balanced based on the URL
  • Each service will use a different URL
  • Timeout settings will be configured using the most demanding one as the base for all services

For simplicity I have created a PowerShell function that will create the IIS ARR web farm for me and then call it for each WebFarm I need.

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