New Networking-related articles for the week of September 5 – September 11

Hi everyone – below are the most recently published networking-related articles: 2253198 Remote Desktop Gateway Installation And Public Configuration 2253032 DirectAccess Installation and Configuration 2253119 NLB migration questions and answers 2161341 Active Route removed on Windows Server Failover Cluster – Mike Platts… Read more

Remote Desktop Gateway and Active Directory User Profiles

Hello All! It’s Brett Crane from the Networking teams here at Microsoft. I want to take just a moment to talk about Remote Desktop Gateway (previously called Terminal Services Gateway prior to the release of 2008 R2) and utilization of the “Log on to…” option within an Active Directory Users Account information (See example 1.1… Read more

Remote Desktop Gateway client fails authentication with “Your user account is not authorized to access the RD Gateway”

Remote Desktop Gateway (RD Gateway), formerly Terminal Services Gateway (TS Gateway), is a role service in the Remote Desktop Services server role included with Windows Server® 2008 R2 that enables authorized remote users to connect to resources on an internal corporate or private network, from any Internet-connected device that can run the Remote Desktop Connection… Read more

Error citing a Remote Access Policy problem prevents connection via Terminal Services Gateway

Hello All! It’s Brett Crane from the Networking teams here at Microsoft. Today I wanted to take a few minutes to talk a little about an issue that we have found regarding Terminal Services Gateway. The problem that we have seen may occur when a TSG client tries to connect up through the Terminal Server… Read more

New Networking-related KB articles for the week of May 17 – May 23

949821  Two options in the “Customize Advanced Key Exchange Settings” dialog box are truncated on a computer that is running the Russian version of Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) or the Russian version of Windows Server 2008 949825  The Notify window in the DNS Manager is clipped in the Italian version of Windows Server… Read more

What is Terminal Services Gateway?

Terminal Services Gateway, or TS Gateway, is a new role in Windows Server 2008.  Using the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) over HTTPS, users can establish a secure, encrypted connection with internal network resources where their applications run.  The primary benefit is that the user does not need to first establish a VPN connection with the… Read more