Web Application Proxy 2012 R2 – HTTP to HTTPS redirect

This post applies to Microsoft Web Application Proxy 2012 R2. I recommend that you upgrade to Windows Server 2016 that provides a built-in function within the Web Application Proxy 2016 to perform HTTP to HTTPS direct. See more here Updated post: This post has been updated 07/32/2017. Original post: 25. December 2013 22.15 Performing HTTP …

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Issue with accessing the DirectAccess console after removing a Domain Controller

Most people don’t know that the DirectAccess servers are tied together with a specific domain controller. In case you decommission the specific domain controller due to upgrade or other reasons the Direct Access console will become inaccessiable. Symptom: Unable to open the DirectAccess configuration in the “Remote Access Management Console” Error message unable to load …

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Microsoft Windows DirectAccess Client Troubleshooting Tool

Microsoft have just released an awesome troubleshooting tool for DirectAccess clients called “Microsoft Windows DirectAccess Client Troubleshooting Tool“. Get the tool here: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=41938

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Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010 is discontinued… What now?

Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010 is discontinued! The product will be removed from pricelists on the first of July 2014 and the Mainstream support will continue through April 14, 2015. More information: http://blogs.technet.com/b/server-cloud/archive/2013/12/17/important-changes-to-the-forefront-product-line.aspx  What NOW? Microsoft will continue the develope the Web Application Proxy (WAP) role within Microsoft Windows 2012 R2. Keep come and wait …

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Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010 Service Pack 4

Service Pack 4 is RELEASED! Forefront UAG 2010 SP4 includes the following features: Added client devices : Windows 8.1 Forefront UAG 2010 SP4 supports Windows 8.1 client computers that use Internet Explorer 11 and Internet Explorer 11 on the desktop. Mail: Users can use the built-in Mail application on Windows 8.1 computers to connect to …

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How does the Mirosoft Windows 2012 R2 – Web Application Proxy compare to the Microsoft Forefront UAG 2010?

The Web Application Proxy is part of Remote Access role in Windows 2012 R2 and is all about publishing access to resources internally in the corporation. It’s web application publishing! It’s about publishing websites or web-enabled claims based applications It has a very specific BYOD flavor to it! Web Application Proxy is not ment to replace Microsoft Forefront …

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The mystery about the failing DirectAccess wizard

Some weeks ago, I visted a new customer to perform a deployment of a very simple Microsoft DirectAccess deployment. Everything seemed fine before I started the deployment. The PKI was in place and I though that it would only take a couple of hours to perform the deploy and do some testing. I was so wrong….. 🙁 …

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Installing System Center Endpoint Protection for Mac OS X

Microsoft brings security to Mac  During Microsoft Management Summit 2012 it was announced that Microsoft will support both Linux and Mac from Configuration Manager 2012 and also deliver System Center Endpoint Protection for these operating systems. You can read the annocement here: http://blogs.technet.com/b/server-cloud/archive/2012/06/15/system-center-2012-extends-client-management-and-security-to-mac-and-linux.aspx This guide is only for manually deploying the System Center Endpoint Protection …

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