Ben Ari's UAG and IAG Blog

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

March, 2013

  • How to add “change password” direct link to UAG

    One of UAG’s features is the ability to change a user’s password. To do so, the user needs to click on the Credentials Management page on the portal, and then click on Change Password : Some customers asked us how to add a link to this page directly on...
  • File size limitations with UAG

    As I discussed in the past , UAG has certain limitations on the sizes of files it can handle. Depending on the file’s content type, UAG may need to load the file into a special content-parsing buffer, or it may pass the file directly as-is. For HTML based...
  • Backend certificate issues – an unknown error occurred processing the certificate.

    A common issue with UAG is having your users receiving an error when trying to launch an application from UAG (such as OWA, for example). The error is “An unknown error occurred while processing the certificate”: It’s important to realize that this means...
  • Activation errors with ADFS trunks

    If your UAG server has an ADFS trunk, you might run into activation errors, saying: Failed to run FedUtil from location C:\Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway\Utils\ConfigMgr\Fedutil.exe with parameters /u "C:\Microsoft Forefront Unified Access...
  • Issues with downloading of attachments from OWA on mobile devices.

    Guest post by Shawn Liu An issue encountered by some users is when trying to access OWA published by UAG via mobile devices and downloading attachments. With some platforms, the user may receive an error saying “According to your organization’s download...
  • UAG, ADFS, Mobile devices and O365

    Two questions that come up often with regards to UAG is its support for the following two scenarios: 1. Publishing Office 365 (O365) 2. Accessing a UAG trunk that’s configured with ADFS authentication through mobile devices. With the release of UAG SP2...
  • Shining a light on UAG SP3, IE10 and Windows 8 support

    With the release of UAG SP3, Internet Explorer 10 is now supported by UAG. This support extends to both IE10 on Windows 7 and on Windows 8. Internet Explorer 10 has a few changes to its architecture which can be confusing with regards to how it works...
  • Certified Endpoints in UAG

    A really useful feature of UAG is the checking for Certified Endpoints. This entails installing a digital certificate on client computers, and configuring UAG to check them upon a client’s connection. If the certificate is not there, or revoked, UAG can...
  • Custom certificate authentication for UAG

    Other than chapter 6 in the UAG customization guide , I never had a chance to discuss this topic here. Lucky for all of us, my colleague Shahar Tamari from XL Group has written an extensive guide to this topic. Highly recommended read !