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Administering Forefront TMG 2010 Server Remotely Using RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) from Internal and External Network / Locations

Remotely administering Forefront TMG 2010 is really confusing for Firewall admins used to and comfortable with third party firewalls. Forefront TMG does not have Web Interface to manage TMG Server and no command-line support, where these features are built-in on others third party firewalls. For security purpose, we will not perform Forefront TMG 2010 Server administration directly from the TMG […]


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Using Forefront TMG 2010 Server as a Reverse Proxy in the DMZ Network to Secure Exchange Client Access Server (CAS)

Many organizations expose their Client Access Servers directory to the Internet. These organizations often locate the Client Access Server role in the perimeter network, which is not recommended. It should not be in the DMZ i.e., at the perimeter. Network and Security Administrator normally place Client Access Servers at DMZ in their design because it is directly accessible from the […]


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Deploying Forefront TMG 2010 Server as a Reverse Proxy in an Existing Firewall DMZ

Normally, organization use hardware firewall (Checkpoint, Cisco ASA, and Juniper) to secure their network (This has been the trend over last ten years). Due to some limitations of networking features in previous versions of Microsoft Firewall (ISA Server 2004/2006), large organizations used hardware firewall at the edge of network. Forefront TMG 2010 Server can fit many roles within organizations, such […]


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Publishing Outlook Web Access (OWA) with Forefront TMG 2010

In this article, we take a look into configuration for Publishing Outlook Web Access (OWA) with Forefront TMG 2010. We will use HTML Forms authentication with Windows (Active Directory) Validation. To use Windows (Active Directory) authentication method, TMG 2010 must be a domain member. In Exchange 2010, we have to select Integrated Windows and Basic authentication for OWA. OWA is […]


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Configuring TMG 2010 Firewall with Multiple NICs in Enterprise Network

As we know that from ISA 2004, multi-networking is supported. Multi-networking means that you can configure multiple networks on ISA Server, and then configure network and access rules that inspect and filter all network traffic among all networks. Here, we will configure multi-networking in TMG 2010 Firewall and it will remain same as in ISA Server 2004/2006.When we enable multiple […]


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Publishing SMTP Services in Forefront TMG 2010

Most organizations host their mail server themselves. Organizations use different types of mail servers such as Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Domino, Send Mail, Quemail, MDeamon etc. Here, we are configuring third party mail server (except Microsoft Exchange) through Forefront TMG 2010. For this, it is recommended to use the menu option Publish Non-Web Server Protocols wizard in Firewall Policy under Tasks […]


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Configuring Forefront TMG 2010 as a Web Caching Server

One of the primary reasons for deploying ISA /TMG Server is as a Web proxy server features. Forefront TMG 2010 web caching (proxy) features to provide the fastest client response and saved the existing Internet bandwidth more efficiently. Apart from this, TMG 2010 reduces server workload by serving the web request for published web content from the cache without additional […]


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Configuring Malware Inspection in Forefront TMG 2010

Overview of Malware Inspection Malware Inspection is a new feature of Forefront TMG 2010 that scans web pages for viruses, malware, and other threats. Web traffic may contain malware such as worms, viruses, and spyware. When malware inspection is enabled, downloaded Web pages and files allowed by access rules may be inspected for malware. Malware inspection is performed by the […]


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