New trace package available for UAG versions through Service Pack 4 Rollup 1

  An updated tracing package is now available from the Microsoft Download center page for Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) Tracing Symbols.  This new trace package includes formatting for all UAG versions through Service Pack 4 Rollup 1. Forefront UAG tracing can be run on the Forefront UAG server and on client endpoint devices connecting to…


Users from a trusted forest are unable to change their password using the UAG portal Credentials Management option

  Once again the UAG product group have worked diligently on releasing a much awaited update for UAG – SP4 Rollup 1 This update includes numerous fixes for the issues we have heard from customers over the last 12 months, plus also some improvements. However, one particular issue is not included in this release, so…


Rollup 1 for Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010 Service Pack 4 is available for download

We are happy to announce that Rollup 1 for Forefront UAG 2010 Service Pack 4 has been released. UAG 2010 Service Pack 4 Rollup 1 is available as a hotfix download from Microsoft Support as an update to UAG 2010 Service Pack 4. This update contains over 23 fixes for reported issues plus updates for application publishing…


Updated Forefront UAG SP3 tracing is now available

We have an updated tracing package now available from the Microsoft Download center page for Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) Tracing Symbols.  This new trace package includes formatting for all UAG versions through Service Pack 3 Rollup 1 and includes the SP3 enhanced context tracing to more easily filter trace data per session.  Forefront UAG…


Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010 Service Pack 2 is available for download

We are happy to announce that Service Pack 2 for Forefront UAG 2010 is now released. UAG 2010 Service Pack 2 is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center, as an upgrade from UAG Service Pack 1 Update 1. Here are some details about what is included in Service Pack 2 for UAG 2010:…

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Enabling Hyper-V Management through DirectAccess

Lots of folks have bemoaned the fact that Hyper-V manglement through DirectAccess (DA) is (at best) inconsistent. To understand why this is so, we have to understand a bit about how Hyper-V and DA work from a network perspective. In order to support the bi-directional connectivity required by Hyper-V WMI usage, Installation of the Hyper-V…

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Forefront UAG tracing is available

Forefront UAG tracing is available UAG 2010 introduced a new trace mechanism that is based on Event Tracing for Windows (ETW); a high-performance, low overhead, scalable tracing mechanism that is provided by the Windows operating system. UAG tracing provides detailed failure and debugging information in a binary format. This binary information can be converted into…

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The Mystery of the IP-HTTPS Listener, an Outlook Client and an IPv4 Only Network

A customer presented the DirectAccess team with an interesting problem that brought together many pieces of how a DirectAccess works, and how things might not work in certain circumstances. Because the problem was an interesting one, and because it highlights how some features of DirectAccess work, we thought it might be a good idea to…

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