November, 2010

  • The case of the missing and reappearing files and registry keys

      Today I figured I would address an issue that has been encountered by some UAG administrators – the “haunted” UAG server. Why haunted, you ask? I’ll tell you why. Because settings you configure in CustomUpdate files or registry keys, rather than...
  • UAG DirectAccess monitoring and troubleshooting in UAG 2010 SP1

    After deploying your UAG DirectAccess environment, you need to ascertain that it’s up and running, and is providing the remote access as planned. There are a few things you’ll want to check: Are all the relevant services up and running? Were there any...
  • DirectAccess Policy Management – Have it your way!

    Forefront UAG 2010 makes extensive use of group policy objects for client provisioning, corporate servers, and the gateway itself. Customers familiar with this capability asked for more. More flexibility defining objects, and more control over their naming...
  • UAG 2010 SP1: DirectAccess Always Managed & Managed Only

    Always managed One of the reasons I really like DirectAccess is that client computers can always be managed, regardless of location. This means that whenever a user turns the laptop on and connects to the Internet, management agents on the client laptop...
  • Forefront UAG SP1 RC documentation now on TechNet

    We’ve recently updated our Forefront UAG TechCenter with content for Forefront UAG SP1 RC. Here’s what we’ve added: What’s new in SP1 – with a quick overview of new features. Comparison of DirectAccess RTM and SP1 features – gives you a quick summary...
  • Creating a policy for a corporate machine

    A nice feature of the endpoint policy mechanism in UAG is the ability to create a Corporate-Machine policy, and then use it to grant more granular access to machines which meet the policy. Some customer have found this to be confusing, thinking that you...