Ben Ari's UAG and IAG Blog

Plenty of useful and fun info on UAG, Microsoft's remote access and reverse-proxy product.

October, 2011

  • Ándale! arriba! Faster logon!

    A topic that comes up a lot with UAG is slowness in logging on to the UAG portal. For most users, this happens pretty fast – less than 10 seconds, but some see delays that can be as long as 2 minutes. Since most users don’t log in to the UAG portal all...
  • Illegal characters

    Sometimes, when publishing a web application that is not one of the standard templates, you might run into an “access denied“ error. If you look for it in the UAG Web monitor, it might look like this: “A request for application <ID> of type <type>...
  • UAG and stateless (non-browser) clients

    One of the challenges facing many customers is the need to publish an application to be accessed by stateless clients. Stateless clients are clients that are non-interactive, like a program running on an un-attended computer, and connecting to retrieve...
  • Issues with Citrix (version 5.4 or later)

    While UAG comes pre-configured with an application template for Citrix, we often discover that Citrix makes certain changes to their product with incremental updates, and that can cause various issues with UAG when trying to publish later versions than...
  • UAG SP1 Update 1 is available!

    A few days ago, on October 13th, Update 1 for UAG SP1 has been released. This update contains many fixes, as well as enhancements, such as: 1. Support for Lync publishing (hot topic!) 2. Support for Office Web Apps (with SharePoint 2010) 3. Additional...
  • Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango) and UAG

    If you’ve been using the built-in SharePoint application in Windows Phone 7, you may have noticed that with the release of Windows Phone 7.5, a.k.a. Mango, the interface and settings of the application have changed. Not to worry, though – the functionality...
  • Congratulations, Dennis!

    I just learned that my good friend Dennis Lee was awarded an MVP award this week. The MVP Award (Most Valuable Professional) is one of the most coveted awards in the world of technology, and given to certain individuals who have demonstrated exceptional...