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  • Blog Post: Forefront TMG 2010 Web Protection Services Licensing

    Introduction Forefront TMG 2010 adds two new subscription-based features, known collectively as Forefront TMG Web Protection Services (WPS). These features include URL Filtering (URLF) and Anti-Malware or Enhanced Malware Protection (AM or EMP). One thing that makes these features unique within Forefront...
  • Blog Post: MRS Feedback and Error Reporting Portal (beta) is live

    As you may know, the Forefront TMG URL filtering feature is using categorization data provided by Microsoft Reputation Services (MRS). Improving the quality of categorization data is an ongoing process. In a recent post , we highlighted some of the steps taken in order to improve the coverage and...
  • Blog Post: TMG Customer ID for Reputation Services

    In a previous blog entry , we announced the availability of the Microsoft Reputation Services Feedback and Error Reporting Portal (beta). The portal’s purpose is to allow anyone the ability to provide feedback to Microsoft on URL classifications. When a block page is presented to the end user, Forefront...
  • Blog Post: Forefront TMG 2010 troubleshooting flowcharts on TechNet

    The following Troubleshooting Web access protection topics have been released recently to Forefront TMG 2010 TechNet documentation , including troubleshooting flowcharts, diagnostics, and resolutions to various issues: Troubleshooting URL filtering —This topic provides guidance for diagnosing and resolving...
  • Blog Post: How to exclude specific computers from URL Filtering?

    I have seen this question a few times on both  internal and external lists so I figured I would write a quick blog on this. Forefront TMG Beta3 URL filtering feature allows you to create rules that will block or allow traffic based upon the categorization of the URL. For more information the URL...
  • Blog Post: Common Q&A about TMG URL Filtering database

    URL filtering is one of Forefront TMG’s most popular features. The feature makes use of a cloud service, also known as Microsoft Reputation Services (MRS) for URL categorization purposes. In this post we’d like to address some of the more frequent questions we’ve received regarding...
  • Blog Post: An Inside View: The Road From Beta to RTM

    Hello Community: I have not blogged in a while, so I thought I would provide some insights on what the team has been busy with since releasing Beta 3 in June. First, we have released a number of updates to NIS through Microsoft Update, our Beta 3 tools and SDK and also updates on how to use System...
  • Blog Post: Announcing the Availability of Forefront TMG URL Filtering Telemetry Package

    URL Filtering Telemetry Package and Coverage Enhancements With Forefront TMG Beta3, we introduced URL filtering leveraging the Microsoft Reputation Service (MRS). As we approach the Forefront TMG release candidate and release to market, we are working to improve the coverage and accuracy of our...
  • Blog Post: URL Filtering and Blocked URL requests on the Dashboard

    From time to time we come across the question why are the values of the Blocked URL requests at URL Filtering increasing on the dashboard, although the URL Filtering feature is disabled. In this post I would like to explain, what exactly we can see there. The first value represents the number of the...
  • Blog Post: Bing Safe Search, ISA Server and Forefront TMG

    Introduction With the release of Microsoft’s new search portal (AKA decision engine), the Bing team has offered a couple of methods by which you can filter out unwanted content; generally classified as “explicit”. Unfortunately, the first method outlined in the Bing blog doesn’t help ISA or TMG users...
  • Blog Post: URL Filtering is Here!

    Quick Introduction Hi Everyone, We are proud to introduce as part of Forefront TMG Beta3 one of the key elements in the Secure Web Gateway (SWG) role of Forefront TMG – URL Filtering. URL Filtering allows controlling end-user access to Web sites, protecting the organization by denying access...