Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) 2010 is released!

We are proud to announce that Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) 2010 is Released To Manufacturing (RTM). Evaluation version (timebombed for 120 days) is already available on the web, click Download button below to try it now.                      The commercial version of Forefront UAG will be available early January, on the Volume Licensing Service Center….


Customizing the Portal

Lately we’ve been getting quite a few questions on how to customize the portal in UAG. As you probably already know, the portal in UAG is very different from the portal in IAG. The difference is not only in how UAG portals look and are structured, it’s also in the technology used to create them….


AppWrap in UAG – what’s new

AppWrap (Application Wrapper) is an IAG and UAG XML configuration file that enables manipulating HTTP responses on their way back from the backend web server to the client. In IAG 2007, approximately 30 such files existed, since each AppWrap file was used for a different type of single-application trunk (for example, one AppWrap file was…


Deep dive into UAG DirectAccess (Manage Out Basics)

Today, I’m just going to be brief for a change, and discuss what we refer to as “Managed Out” scenarios. I want to thank Pat Telford a consultant in Microsoft, specializing in DirectAccess deployments among other things, for helping with this subject. Like I mentioned in one of my first posts, one of the big…


Load Balancing Backend Servers Farms

Applications that are published using UAG can benefit from its built-in load balancing functionality. Multiple backend servers can be configured per application, and Web Farm Load Balancing (WFLB) will take care of distributing traffic across the different servers and maintaining clients’ affinity. Let’s assume I am publishing Outlook Web App (OWA). There are two Client…


UAG Content from TechEd Europe

It was a great TechEd in Berlin last week and a fabulous one for UAG. We got lots of positive feedback from you, our community. It is always a pleasure to meet so many of our users in one place and see the faces behind the names. I hope that those of you who attended…


UAG is a Berliner – Meet Us in Tech·Ed Europe 2009

Hi, Tech·Ed Europe 2009 in Berlin is just around the corner! For those attending the conference, there will be two UAG sessions, and a hands-on lab, as follows: Technical session SIA306 – Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway: DirectAccess and Beyond, Tue 11/10, 10:45-12:00, Europa 1 – Hall 7-3b Technical session SIA04-IS – Microsoft Forefront Unified…


Deep dive into UAG DirectAccess (Certificates)

I hope you survived my last blog post about IPv6. Today I’m joined by a fellow member of the UAG team: Max Braitmaiere, who is a software design engineer in the UAG DirectAccess team, Max designed many of the UAG DirectAccess specific features. Let’s discuss today the certificate configuration in UAG DirectAccess. Let’s go over…


Insufficient Disk Space Error on e-Gap 3.6 version installation

Technorati Tags: You Do Not Have Enough Disk Space to Install,insufficient disk space Scenario When attempting to install the e-Gap 3.6 version software, you might receive an insufficient disk space error even though there is plenty of hard drive space: "There is not enough space on drive C:\ to extract this package. Please free up…


Deep dive into UAG DirectAccess (IPv6 and DirectAccess)

Technorati Tags: uag – Unified Access Gateway,DirectAccess,IPv6,DirectAccess and IPv6,IPv6 prefixes,NAT64,DNS64 Ok, this time it’s going to be a long dive, hold your breath 🙂 I’ll skip my usual grandiose introduction, since there are many things I want to share today… NAT64 and DNS64 on video Oh, a quick note before I start, I had a…