Web Publishing Quits Working or Not Working as Expected on ISA/TMG Server

  I cannot even begin to tell you how many calls are generated by an all too common mistake that I will discuss today. I have been seeing it for years and continue to see it so I thought I would post a quick blog about it. It is one of the first things I…


Forefront TMG 2010 Service Pack, Rollup, and Version Number Reference

Below you will find the Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 version numbers and their corresponding updates.   To find the version of TMG you are using, in your MMC, go to Help, and then "About Forefront Threat Management Gateway"   RTM,  Service Pack, Rollup Version Reference TMG 2010 RTM 7.0.7734.100   Service Pack 1 7.0.8108.200…


When Troubleshooting Use All the Tools at Your Disposal

One of the really nice things about supporting ISA/TMG is that there are so many tools to assist us when troubleshooting an issue.  Among those tools we have at our disposal are he Web Proxy logs, Live Logging, Network traces, and ISA Tracing just to name a few. While one tool may not always pinpoint…


Setting up an OWA Redirect in Forefront TMG 2010 – the Easy Way

One of the most common requests we see is for assistance setting up a redirect in either ISA 2006 or Forefront TMG 2010. Administrators of ISA/TMG want this so they don’t have to tell all of their external clients to preface the URL with https and also to append it with either /exchange or /owa….


TMG 2010 is logging an error "Failed Connection Attempt" Status: 64 The specified network name is no longer available" in Live Logging

Problem I recently had a case where a customer was very alarmed by some of the errors being logged in Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 (TMG). The customer was using a web publishing rule so external Outlook Anywhere clients could connect to their internal Exchange CAS Server. The customer had recently experienced some issues and…


ISA or TMG May See Certain URLs for a Published Webserver as a Cross Site Scripting (XSS) Attack

I wanted to call attention to a trend I have seen lately in some of the cases I have worked. Symptom External clients accessing a web server published through Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server or Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) may experience a 500 error under certain conditions. The client browser will likely display an error…


Certificates Issued to Windows 2008 Machines Can Cause Problems in ISA 2006

I recently ran into an interesting issue when I needed to renew the certificates in my lab on my ISA 2006 Enterprise Edition. The certificates I used for OWA, Outlook Anywhere, and Activesync were all expired and needed to be renewed. Since I also have a Forefront TMG Server in my lab environment I figured…


Welcome to my ISA/TMG Blog

My name is Keith Abluton and I work for Microsoft as a Support Escalation Engineer on the Forefront EDGE Security team. The products I currently support are Internet Security and Acceleration Server (ISA) and Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG). We like to refer to these as our “Edge” products since they usually sit on the edge…