UAG support for Windows 8…and other new tech

If you’re a big fan of Windows 8 like me, you must be wondering when UAG will support it. If so, the good news is that the UAG product team has formally announced upcoming support for it. In a few short months (1st quarter of 2013), SP3 for UAG will be released, and it will…


Make head for headers

In a previous post, I discussed how UAG’s AppWrap and SRA mechanisms can help you solve problems and enhance functionality by performing on-the-fly modification of content that UAG processes. A lesser-known ability of AppWrap and SRA is editing HTTP Headers. HTTP headers are data that web servers send and receive from web clients as part…


Hertz….Hertz a lot.

I usually stay away from personal stuff in this blog, but this is one occasion where I’m about to break that rule. The special occasion is in celebration of reaching a significant milestone in my life: my first heart attack. I’m writing this tale mostly for those who care about me, and want to know…


UAG, Lync Mobility and other Lync clients

Back in October 2011, the Update to UAG (SP1 Update 1) finally added support for Lync publishing with UAG. However, much confusion has risen around to what extent Lync publishing is supported. Many customers deduced that the new UAG feature supports the entire range of Lync features and clients…but sadly, this is not the case….


UAG Error Codes

When working with UAG, clients might run into various errors, but the error message that’s displayed to the user may not always clearly tie to the details of the problem. When a user reports a problem, the first step for the UAG administrator is to inspect UAG’s Web Monitor, which would list the full error…


UAG and Office integration

***Updated on 23 Jan 2013 with information about Forms-based authentication*** When publishing SharePoint servers, one key feature is office integration – the ability of Office applications to open documents from the UAG site. This might sound like something we should take for granted, but it’s actually a complex mechanism, and understanding it can be a…