Of all the things I could be doing right now, blogging is the one that won. Feel special? Procrastination, but with a helpful bent.

IAG SP2 is now a VHD for Hyper-V

Your mission, Jim, is to make that into a song.

The most interesting “wow” moment I had today was reading that IAG (Intelligent Application Gateway - that’s that Whale SSL thingo) is now available without accompanying hardware.

Previously (as I understand it) IAG 2007 was only available on a hardware appliance of sorts.

Now, at least as far as the Technet Deity is concerned, IAG 2007 SP2 is licensable as a Hyper-V Virtual Machine, if you don’t want to go for the hardware.

The VHD includes IAG 2007 SP2 (I’m downloading the trial now, to get up to Mischief) and ISA Server 2006 (for the firewalling capabilities), running on Windows Server 2003.

I’m something of a noob to IAG, so, um, if you want to ask something, go hit them up instead.

But yay, can’t wait to try it out.