Performing WMI application queries on clients connected via the IAG Network Connector

Scenario Client computers connected via the IAG network connector (NC) to the LAN could access its network resources normally but failed to run WMI application queries against other computers.   Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) is implemented using the Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM). This requires proper configuration of the firewall device(s) between the computer performing…

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After installing IAG 2007 SP2 – Mobile Devices can no longer synchronize through IAG

With the release of IAG 2007 SP2 (although this behavior can happen with any new update), we have been receiving some support calls about this subject and we want to bring some awareness about this behavior. Last year we published two posts about Active Sync configuration on IAG 2007:   http://blogs.technet.com/edgeaccessblog/archive/2008/07/24/publishing-microsoft-activesync-through-iag-2007-part-1-of-2.aspx   http://blogs.technet.com/edgeaccessblog/archive/2008/07/29/publishing-microsoft-activesync-through-iag-2007-part-2-of-2.aspx   When…

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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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Anouncement: Two AES Ciphersuites (128/256 bits) are now supported

Windows 2008 Server and Windows Vista were both released with support for SSL/TLS ciphersuites which use the AES symmetric encryption. Windows 2003 Server was released without these ciphersuites, and so IAG 2007 did not support them either. Recently Microsoft has released a hotfix for Windows 2003 Server which adds two TLS AES ciphersuites, one for…

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Publishing Microsoft ActiveSync through IAG 2007 – Part 2 of 2

1. Introduction   We published the first part of this article, which had step by step details of how to configure Microsoft ActiveSync through IAG 2007. In this second part, we will cover troubleshooting the most common issues that we’ve encountered while publishing ActiveSync through IAG 2007.   2. Gathering Data   One of the…

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Publishing Microsoft ActiveSync through IAG 2007 – Part 1 of 2

1. Introduction   Publishing Microsoft ActiveSync through IAG 2007 in theory is pretty straight forward. When I say in theory it is because just following the wizard steps may not be enough. There are some scenarios that require you to make customizations to the configuration after finishing execution of the wizard.   This post will…

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Walk-through for RSA SecurID Authentication for IAG 2007 – Part 2 of 2

Last post we reviewed the RSA Agent configuration, now we are going to cover the IAG.    IAG 2007 Configuration   •          Install the RSA Authentication Agent on the IAG server. •          IAG 2007 uses the RSA supplied authentication agent to communicate with and verify credentials against, the RSA Authentication Manager.  The RSA Authentication Agent is typically…

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Publishing Windows 2008 Terminal Services Farm (session broker) behind IAG 2007

The Terminal Server Session Broker Load Balancing feature allows to evenly distribute the session load between servers in a load-balanced terminal server farm. With TS Session Broker Load Balancing, new user sessions are redirected to the terminal server with the fewest sessions. Using TS Session Broker to load balance sessions involves two phases: 1.     In the first phase,…

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