ForeFront Products Suite (Endpoint, FIM, FOPE, TMG, UAG)

ForeFront – Forefront Endpoint Protection 2012 Beta Arrives

ForeFront Endpoint Protection is the enterprise antivirus and antimalware solution from Microsoft, builds on System Center Configuration Manager. With the coming new version, Microsoft is taking into account mobile devices. Get the beta and start evaluation here

UAG – VPN access configuration

As you may already know ForeFront UAG is a solution to publish applications to external users. It may also be used as VPN access point. With UAG, you have 2 different ways to enable and configure VPN access: SSL Network Tunneling (SSTP) SSL Network Tunneling Mainly, both are working in the same way BUT there …

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TMG / UAG – Antivirus exclusions

As you may already know, when you have a file system antivirus software installed on a server you have to define some exclusions (path and/or process). If you work with Exchange, SQL or SharePoint, this is something you may already have done and configured; but for those who are working with ISA, TMG, IAG or …

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ForeFront Endpoint Protection – Manage your FPE client with GPO

If you are planning or have already deployed ForeFront Endpoint Protection, this may interest you. As you know FPE is designed to be managed throught System Center Configuration Manager BUT… you may not have SCCM deployed or need more granularity. Microsoft has released tools to manage FPE with GPO. The first you need to download …

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Conference – TechDays 2011 presentations available

A quick post to inform you that my presentations done for the Microsoft TechDays 2011 are available at as well as on Slide Share   There are 2 presentations: Publish SharePoint 2010 on Internet in a securely manner Preparing Lotus Notes migration to SharePoint 2010 – experience feedbacks

Exchange / UAG – Exchange publication using ForeFront UAG

If you published your Exchange 2010 services (OWA, Outlook Anywhere, EAS…) using ForeFront Unified Access Gateway (ForeFront UAG), you may have trouble with Outlook Anywhere after you deployed the Service Pack 1 for Exchange. Indeed, Exchange Web Services and Autodiscover Service may not work anymore when connected remotely. The first thing is to check if …

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TMG / UAG – Slow server starting

I’m using ForeFront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) and ForeFront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) for a while. These servers are virtualized using Hyper V R2 and running Windows Server 2008 R2. Almost since the initial installation of both software I experimented slow server starting (about 20 min to start) while other server were running smoothly. I …

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UAG / SharePoint – Remote access using SharePoint Designer

To follow my previous about an issue with SharePoint Designer when accessing a SharePoint site published with UAG ( here is an update. To avoid the error ‘The server could not complete your request’, you have to disable the smuggling protection located on the Web Server Security tab on the application property

Conference – My sessions at TechDays 2011

UPDATE: I include the time schedule As you may already know, Microsoft France is hosting the next edition of the TechDays. It will still be at Palais des Congrès de Paris from February 8th to February 10th. I’m pleased to let you know I’ll be there for the 3 days and will present 2 sessions: …

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