Intelligent Application Gateway (IAG) 2007 Goes into Data Center with Service Pack 2 (SP2) – Part 1

John Neystadt is here again. Today I am blogging first part of an overview of how to protect Data Center applications with IAG. Hope you are enjoying the holidays. I will blog second part after they are over. Changing threats blur the difference between remote and local access   For many years network and security…

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Intelligent Application Gateway 2007 Service Pack 2 is now available!

We are happy to announce the availability of IAG SP2.   Marking a significant milestone for our product, Service Pack 2 brings with it a variety of enhancements that improve overall IAG scalability, interoperability, and functionality. Alongside these benefits, IAG SP2 has the ability to run as a virtual machine on Hyper-V, achieving low TCO,…

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IAG SP2 Goes Virtual

My name is John Neystadt and I am an Architect with the Intelligent Application Gateway (IAG) product team.   Why have customers come to love hardware-based appliances?   1.      Appliances are very easy to deploy –plug in a few network cables, turn on, go through an initial wizard and you’re ready! 2.      Appliances are secure – typically pre-hardened…

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Securely Publishing Dynamics CRM 4.0 by Using IAG SP2

[Cross post with Microsoft Dynamics CRM team blog] We are pleased to announce the upcoming availability of Microsoft Intelligent Application Gateway (IAG) Service Pack 2 (SP2), which provides a number of key enhancements, including a new application optimizer for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0. The IAG team has always viewed CRM implementations as an important scenario,…

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IAG SP2 – It is all about the application

  When Microsoft acquired Whale Communications about 2 years ago, there was a big question of how will Microsoft change the future of the access industry. As remote access was mainly a networking solution delivered by the networking vendors, the entrance of Microsoft into this game was sure to change the perception and the rules…

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Publishing SharePoint with IAG 2007 – Part 3: SharePoint Topologies

In this post I will review several SharePoint topologies and discuss how they influence IAG and AAM settings. For each topology I’ll explain the considerations and provide sample configurations.  For complete step-by-step configuration guide, please use this TechNet article. These topologies are simplification of much more complexed SharePoint topologies that are detailed in this SharePoint…

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Publishing SharePoint with IAG 2007 – Part 2: Common Questions

Hi, SharePoint publishing with IAG is a very popular scenario. Here is a list of common SharePoint publishing questions and issues I was frequently asked about during the last months:   ·        I can’t edit SharePoint datasheets / explorer view / other SharePoint functionality when it is published by IAG. You have to install IAG…

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Publishing SharePoint with IAG 2007 – Part 1: What is SharePoint AAM and why do we need it?

Hi, My name is Meir Mendelovich and as a Program Manager in the IAG product group I’m responsible for SharePoint publishing. Over the last year IAG has made a tremendous leap in its SharePoint publishing capabilities. In May 2008 we released an update that introduced a new publishing mechanism and we are continuing to improve…

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How IAG 2007 Can Mitigate Against SQL Injection Attacks – Demo Scenario

1. Introduction   SQL Injection is a potential threat to any web application that has an SQL based database backend.  This is true not just for Microsoft SQL backend but any web application on any OS with an SQL database backend.  There are lots of applications and application developers that didn’t or still don’t follow…

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ISA 2006 SP1 and IAG 2007 Supportability Statement

Introduction   Occasionally you find the combination of two things that result in something better than the sum of the individual parts. Some combinations that come to mind are peanut butter and chocolate, steak and lobster, and ISA Server 2006 and IAG 2007. You can’t eat ISA and IAG but combined in the IAG 2007…

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