Forefront TMG Logging Demo

Yesterday we published a new article in the Tales from the Edge Community Page. This article describes in details how it works the new logging feature in TMG. To give you a better perspective about what this means at the end I created this video demo that shows what the article explains.   I decided…


Understanding ISA Server Policy Store Registry Hives

How many times were you wonder what the difference between HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\IsaStg_Eff1 and \IsaStg_Eff1Policy is? Well, yesterday we posted an article on ISA Server Team Blog that will demystify that and much more. Check it out here: http://blogs.technet.com/isablog/archive/2008/10/29/isa-policy-storage-101.aspx  


Trigger an Action using Windows Server 2008 Event Viewer

The Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Event Viewer is a whole new program inside the Operating System, the changes made to it were completely significant and rich in new features. There are so many things that you can now do with Event Viewer that it is worth to take some time off and play with it….


Configuring actions based on ISA Server 2006 Alerts

Last post I explained how Netmon 3.2 can be used to identify an expected traffic and this week I received an email that says: “…is nice that Netmon 3.2 can be used to that but sometimes this happen while we are out of the office and it is hard to track it more information about…


Using Netmon 3.2 to Identify an Unexpected Traffic

1. Understanding the Problem   I already worked in many cases where customer wants to know why ISA is alerting that it might be under attack by logging events such as:   Figure 1 – Number of TCP Connections.   …and also this one:     Figure 2 – Denied Connections per Minute.   These…


TMG and IAG Slides from TechEd Brazil

Who went to TechEd Brazil last week will be able to access the content through the website www.teched.com.br. All the sessions will be available for download, but it will take a couple of weeks to do that happen. My friend Danilo Bordini from Microsoft Brazil already published on his Blog the slides for his presentations…


TMG Presented at TechEd Brazil 2008

Last Tuesday at TechEd Brazil I was pleased to have around 200 people in the audience with a high expectation about what comes with TMG. This was the first official Microsoft presentation about TMG in Brazil and you can imagine how people were watching closely. While my presentation was about TMG MBE, there were many…


Error 64 – From the Field to the Classroom

This week I’m delivering an ISA Server 2006 Workshop to Microsoft Premier Customers. While the training is going really well one thing that I notice was the following common question from students in the class: why sometimes I can’t access a website while I’m behind ISA and if I bypass ISA it works?   This…


Common Questions and Answers about ISA Server 2006 and Windows Server 2008

With Windows Server 2008 bring so many cool features such as SSL VPN, many customers are asking some questions about this integration. Here are some common questions and answers about this:   1) Can I install ISA Server 2006 in a Windows Server 2008? No. TMG will be the first Microsoft Firewall that you can…


ISA Server 2006 Publishing Issue with MOSS 2007

“Troubleshooting Sharepoint/MOSS 2007 publishing through ISA Server can be really challenging, mainly because most of the times the argument is: but it works just fine internally. Although this can be a good argument it doesn’t prove that the issue is on ISA Sever. ..” Check it out the complete post that born from a nice…