IIS 7 and Above
Application Request Routing (ARR)
Getting away with Cisco Load Balancer
Re: Getting away with Cisco Load Balancer
Nov 01, 2016 03:16 AM|lextm|LINK
ARR does not accomplish the same functionality if you carefully check its documentation,
FTP is clearly not supported, and HTTPS support in most cases require offloading.
ARR was not designed nor developed to replace traditional hardware load balancer (but to improve usability like
https://www.iis.net/learn/extensions/configuring-application-request-routing-arr/achieving-high-availability-and-scalability-arr-and-hardware-load-balancer ), so if you do use a hardware, keep using it.