TMG SP2 Rollup 5 now available

We are happy to announce the availability of Rollup 5 for Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010 Service Pack 2 (SP2). TMG SP2 Rollup 5 is available for download here: Rollup 5 for Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010 Service Pack 2   Please see KB Article ID: 2954173 for details of the fixes included in…


TMG 2010 – Error “setup failed while registering Forefront TMG managed performance monitor” prompted while installing or repairing the TMG installation

It can happen while installing Forefront TMG 2010 or during a repair that we hit the following error: To this error is also normally linked to the ISA managed control service not starting correctly and errors as the following in the application event viewer: On the other hand it is also possible to hit the…


NIS & Anti-Malware Info is not updated as expected in Update Center

Today I would like to describe an easy way to solve a small visualization mismatch related to the Update Center of TMG 2010. If you are a Forefront Threat Management Gateway administrator in a country where English regional settings are not used, it could be possible that, when entering the TMG Update Center section, you’re…


Forefront TMG Service Pack 2 Now Available

We are happy to announce the availability of Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010 Service Pack 2 (SP2). The service pack is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center. Here are some of the improvements we are introducing in Forefront TMG SP2: Site activity report – Forefront TMG SP2 includes a new site activity…


Hyper-V Update

  Today, the Hyper-V team released a few important Hyper-V updates in a single package via Windows Update. These updates have been publicly available for some time now, but they’re now including these as a single roll-up for the convenience of customers. There are three issues resolved with this update: ·         Compatibility with Intel Nehalem…


Resolving TMG Array Join Failures - Reporting Server Leftovers

Introduction Forefront TMG 2010 provides an enhanced array management feature known as array join / disjoin.  This article describes a problem that may be encountered as a result of a failure during this process, the solution you can apply as well as a discussion of how and why this problem occurs.   The Problem You…


Updated and New Tales From the Edge Articles

Hi Folks, Our doc team has been burning the midnight oil for us keeping our articles up-to-date and relevant!We have some new or updated articles available for your reading pleasure: 1. (updated) Security Considerations with Forefront Edge Virtual Deployments2. (updated) Considerations when using antivirus software on FF Edge Products3. (completed) the Network Monitor 3.3 RWS…


How to Validate NIS Signature State

Introduction Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past year or so, you’ve heard of Forefront TMG 2010 and the Network Inspection System (NIS) feature it includes for identifying protocol abuse and detecting evil bits within the protocols. While I was wandering aimlessly through my Forefront TMG logs and alerts (what; you don’t?!?),…


UserConnect - the simplest remote access solution by a Forefront TMG business partner

Industry Hi-Tech, Manufacturing Number of users 250 The Solution SlickAccess UserConnect The Challenges As a fast growing company, the IT department had to provide access to an increasing number of applications for its customers, employees, partners and suppliers. Deployed on multiple platforms such as local PCs and terminal servers, IT found itself spending an increasing…