Quick Tip: Understanding TMG Client 64 bits Behavior

Have you ever wondered why Forefront TMG Client processes (FwcAgent.exe, FwcMgmt.exe) show up on Task Manager as 32bit processes as shown in Figure below? Many Firewall Admins start wondering why this happens even when they know that Forefront TMG Client is a full 64bit application. The answer is: this is an expected behavior. The Forefront…


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…


New Articles for Tales from the Edge

We’re happy to announce publishing of two more articles on the Tales from the Edge community site:   Part 1 of a three-part series on using Network Monitor 3 to troubleshoot Firewall and TMG client traffic: Network Monitor 3.3 RWS Parser Basics, Part 1: Introduction to RWS Protocol Analysis   A description of Forefront TMG…


TMG Client introduces automatic detection using Active Directory

1. Introduction   The new TMG Client that is available on TMG 2010 is now capable of performing automatic discovery using a record that resides on Active Directory. TMG Client still able to use the traditional methods (DHCP / DNS) for automatic discovery, the difference now is that if both options are enabled on UI…