ISA SERVER CONTENT NEWSLETTER - JANUARY 2006This newsletter is the first in a new series highlighting Microsoft® Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2004 content. Content is updated on a regular basis with best practices papers, troubleshooting tips and hints, knowledge base articles, and useful tools. Customer feedback is monitored, and documentation is targeted in response to common issues and customer requests. A feedback link is included in each document, to allow you to respond on a document-by-document basis. Thank you for your feedback.WHAT'S NEW ON ISA SERVER GUIDANCEISA Server Guidance provides an authoritative, comprehensive portal to deployment, maintenance, best practices, and troubleshooting information for ISA Server. ISA Server Guidance is located on Microsoft.com. All documents are hosted on the Microsoft Technet Web site.TROUBLESHOOTING SERIESThe troubleshooting library is designed to document common issues you might encounter when installing, configuring, and maintaining ISA Server 2004. New for this quarter:
· Troubleshooting Configuration Storage Servers This paper describes a series of steps for troubleshooting the installation and maintenance of ISA Server 2004 Enterprise Edition Configuration Storage servers.
· Troubleshooting Networking Configuration. This document describes common issues that may occur when configuring network objects. It includes guidelines for defining network rules to determine how traffic passes between networks, and firewall policy rules to specify how traffic is inspected and filtered.
· Troubleshooting Unsupported Configurations. This article provides a quick look-up resource for some common unsupported configuration scenarios that customers may encounter.
· Troubleshooting Logging. This document includes tips and hints for troubleshooting logging issues.
BEST PRACTICES AND RECOMMENDATIONSBest practices documents include recommendations and guidelines for deploying and configuring ISA Server. New documents include:
PUBLISHING SCENARIOSProviding external access to Microsoft Office Outlook® Web Access servers is a common ISA Server publishing scenario. New this quarter:
OUTBOUND WEB ACCESSIn some business scenarios internal clients protected by ISA Server 2004 may require access to secure Internet Web sites. Configuring Internal Client Access to Web Sites over SSL explains how to configure an SSL tunnel between internal clients and an external Web server. Or alternatively, how to bridge HTTP client requests over HTTPS to an external Web server.ISA SERVER TOOLS There are a number of new and updated ISA Server Tools available.
MICROSOFT KNOWLEDGE BASE ARTICLESRecent Microsoft Knowledge Base articles include:
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