Customizing Error Page on TMG 2010

Back in May 2009 when TMG 2010 was still on Beta 2 I wrote this post talking about a new feature on TMG 2010 that allows you to customize the error message if the user hits a deny rule. Since them I received many questions related to how to customize that page itself. After testing…


The Microsoft Security Update Guide

Microsoft just release a guide with 113 pages that covers many aspects of Microsoft Security strategy, terminologies, tools and a guideline to approach in different stages. This guide is not target only for Security Professionals, as matter of fact all IT Professionals should read this to better understand Security methodology. This guide is divided in…


Forefront TMG 2010 Book TOC Revealed

Microsoft Press revealed last Friday an overview of the Microsoft Forefront Administrator’s Companion Book that includes a brief explanation about the Table of Contents and what we cover throughout the 33 Chapters and 4 appendices. Read the complete post at http://blogs.msdn.com/microsoft_press/archive/2009/11/20/forefront-tmg-2010-administrator-s-companion-available-for-pre-order.aspx


TMG 2010 RTM is Here

What you were waiting for so many months is finally ready and available for public download, Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 is now RTM. I’m particularly excited for this product because I work with this line of product from Microsoft since Proxy 2.0 (back in 1997) and now I had a chance to see…


Uninstalling SQL Server Desktop Engine from ISA Server 2006

1. Introduction   When you install ISA Server 2006 by default the Advanced Logging feature is installed and this installs the Microsoft SQL Server Desktop Engine as shown in the screen below from Add or Remove Programs:     What if you want to uninstall this feature? Why? Well, there are some reasons that you…


The Redirect Catch

Introduction   Recently working a case where customer was trying to implement the approach explained by my friend Tom Shinder on his post “Clever Way to Redirect OWA Users Who Can’t Remember to Include /Exchange in the Path” and it was not working. The approach explained by Tom is valid and works, but there is…


TMG 2010 RC ISP Redundancy

Recently Tom Shinder published two very useful and well explained (as usual) articles about TMG ISP Redundancy. This is a new TMG feature that for years ISA administrators were looking for and I’m sure you will be very happy with the end results for this feature on TMG. But, before implement it is good to…