Further details and guidance regarding discontinuation of TMG Web Protection Services

As discussed in the following blog, the Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) Web Protection Services will be discontinued on December 31st, 2015:- http://blogs.technet.com/b/applicationproxyblog/archive/2015/11/02/important-reminder-for-forefront-threat-management-gateway-tmg-web-protection-services-customers.aspx We wanted to provide some additional details on what this will affect and recommendations on actions you should be taking. The services that will be affected by this are:- – URL Categorization-…


Unable to download files through Forefront TMG 2010 when Malware Inspection is Enabled

1. Introduction Enhanced Malware Protection (EMP) is the mechanism that Forefront TMG uses to block malware coming through Web access. EMP provides a single point of Malware scanning that ensures all downloaded files are scanned with latest malware definitions. In summary the scanning process occurs in the following manner: HTTP traffic is intercepted by a…


Forefront TMG 2010 Web Protection Services Licensing

Introduction Forefront TMG 2010 adds two new subscription-based features, known collectively as Forefront TMG Web Protection Services (WPS). These features include URL Filtering (URLF) and Anti-Malware or Enhanced Malware Protection (AM or EMP). One thing that makes these features unique within Forefront TMG is that they are licensed separately from Forefront TMG itself. This blog…


Using Windows Server Update Service for the TMG Update Center

Introduction With the recent release of TMG and its dependency on Microsoft Updates for Network Inspection System (NIS) and Enhanced Malware Protection (EMP) updates, this seems like a good time to help you create a policy that will ensure TMG successfully obtains updates through your Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) deployment. This TMGBlog posting discussed…