Site to site connectivity with Windows Azure (GA)

Almost a month ago I wrote this post about an attempt to establish a site to site connection between TMG and Windows Azure and the conclusion was: you need a valid IP on your edge device in order to do that. Done, got my valid IP and now I’m ready to rock! It should be…


VPN users are unable to browse the Internet when connected to TMG and the web browser is configured to “automatically detect settings”

Consider the following scenario: Remote access VPN client users are unable to browse the Internet when connected to TMG and the web browser is configured to “automatically detect settings”. When connected, the WPAD record appears to be resolving to the IP address of the RRAS interface and not the interface of the TMG firewall. This…


Troubleshooting ISA Server 2006 VPN Issues – WebCast for MS Partners

Next April 13th 11:00 AM PST a colleague from my team here at MS Texas (Mohit Kumar) will be delivering a presentation about Troubleshooting ISA Server 2006 VPN Issues for Microsoft Partners, if you are a partner and deal with ISA Server you should watch this presentation. Here it is the agenda with the core…


How TMG Data Packager can assist you troubleshooting VPN Site to Site Issues

Although the VPN template screen (see figure below) doesn’t seems to have any news on this area, the new TMG Data Packager introduces new logs that can assist you when troubleshooting VPN site to site issues.       The Oakley log file that TMG Data Packager creates contains the IKEEXT.ETL (IKE Tracing) and the WFP.TMF…


Troubleshooting Tips for VPN Client Access on ISA Server 2006

1. Introduction   I wrote some time back about an issue on ISA Server related to VPN and on that post I emphasized the following:   “…ISA Server VPN component uses Windows RRAS component and that when the ISA is isolated from the main problem, the troubleshooting line needs to follow RRAS tools and techniques.”…