Ben Ari's UAG and IAG Blog

Plenty of useful and fun info on UAG, Microsoft's remote access and reverse-proxy product.

Activation completed…Erez Ben Ari logging off

As you can guess from the title, this is my last post to this blog. A few weeks ago, I was offered a...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 04/09/2013

UAG SSL Network Tunneling traffic capture

Occasionally, one may need to troubleshoot the UAG Network Tunnling (a.k.a. “the Network...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 04/04/2013

SRA and AppWrap FAQ

  Here are answers to various F.A.Q. I received over the years for SRA and AppWrap: 1) In the...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 04/04/2013

How many IP addresses do I need?

Setting up a UAG server array provides organizations with the ability to provide higher...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 04/04/2013

How to create a static redirector on a UAG trunk

Using UAG as a static redirector is a major overkill, but occasionally, it makes better sense to use...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 04/03/2013

How to customize the portal page

When logging in to UAG, it will display the portal itself, but sometimes, you might want to have...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 04/02/2013

Publishing OMA (Outlook Mobile Access) with UAG

OMA has been a feature of exchange for many years. Unfortunately, UAG does not have a built in...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 04/02/2013

Sending mail to the administrator with UAG

On the UAG portal, you can find an envelope that is a link to create a mail to the site’s...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 04/02/2013

Using AutoIT to automate UAG

A common question comes up from people who need to create a complex configuration in UAG, and are...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 04/02/2013

Endpoint policies galore

If you have a freshly installed UAG server in front of you, you might be considering which Endpoint...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 04/02/2013

How to trace UAG in real time with filtering

Collecting a UAG trace is a common task for advanced troubleshooting. One of the challenges with...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 04/02/2013

Using WMI to diagnose UAG Endpoint Detection

Sometimes, UAG refuses to admit a client machine, saying that the endpoint doesn’t meet the access...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 04/02/2013

Customizing the UAG portal with JavaScript

Normally, editing the links that UAG shows on the portal is done in the application properties, but...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 04/02/2013

Where am I?

Many organizations use an array of UAG servers, with some load balancing technology that might land...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 04/02/2013

UAG Client components fail to work on a Macintosh computer

When accessing a UAG server from a Macintosh computer, you might run into this error: “Client...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 04/02/2013

How to monitor UAG sessions in real-time with a script.

To track the status of a UAG server, UAG provides us with the terrific Web Monitor. A common need by...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 04/02/2013

Using UAG SQL logging or data retrieval

In a previous article, I discussed querying the TMG log directly, which can be useful if one wants...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 04/02/2013

Exciting news about UAG!

I have some exciting news to share about UAG! The next update, dubbed internally as...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 04/01/2013

One of UAG’s features is the ability to change a user’s password. To do so, the user needs to click...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 03/29/2013

File size limitations with UAG

As I discussed in the past, UAG has certain limitations on the sizes of files it can handle....

Author: Erez Benari Date: 03/29/2013

Backend certificate issues – an unknown error occurred processing the certificate.

A common issue with UAG is having your users receiving an error when trying to launch an application...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 03/29/2013

Activation errors with ADFS trunks

If your UAG server has an ADFS trunk, you might run into activation errors, saying: Failed to run...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 03/29/2013

Issues with downloading of attachments from OWA on mobile devices.

Guest post by Shawn Liu An issue encountered by some users is when trying to access OWA published by...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 03/26/2013

UAG, ADFS, Mobile devices and O365

Two questions that come up often with regards to UAG is its support for the following two scenarios:...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 03/14/2013

Shining a light on UAG SP3, IE10 and Windows 8 support

With the release of UAG SP3, Internet Explorer 10 is now supported by UAG. This support extends to...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 03/11/2013

Certified Endpoints in UAG

A really useful feature of UAG is the checking for Certified Endpoints. This entails installing a...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 03/05/2013

Custom certificate authentication for UAG

Other than chapter 6 in the UAG customization guide, I never had a chance to discuss this topic...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 03/04/2013

End to edge–interview with Erez Ben-Ari about DirectAccess 2012

A few weeks ago, my esteemed colleagues Tom Shinder and Yuri Diogenes interviewed me for episode 26...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 02/27/2013

UAG SP3 is now available!

This morning, Feb 20th 2013, Service Pack 3 for UAG has been released, and is available to download...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 02/20/2013

Troubleshooting UAG installation and update problems

An unpleasant situation is when you’re trying to install a product or an update, and get some error...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 02/08/2013

Error "the specified target common name of the certificate is invalid" when launching an application from UAG

When publishing a new application on UAG, you might find yourself receiving this error when...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 02/05/2013

The mysterious 403.14

Sometimes, after activating the UAG configuration, you might find yourself receiving error 403.14...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 01/31/2013

Viewing the UAG configuration directly

When configuring a UAG server, almost everything is done using the UAG console, and typically, that...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 01/09/2013

The new book about Unified Remote Access 2012 is finally out!

This morning, the book was finally published. You can go online right now and get the eBook, and the...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 12/27/2012

Disaster aversion

Nobody likes disasters, and especially not large companies who rely heavily on their servers, and...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 12/21/2012

The URA 2012 book is almost upon us!

I’m glad to report that I just approved the final text for the book, and it will be going into final...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 12/14/2012

TMG Directions

A few months ago, Microsoft has announced that it will be discontinuing any further releases of TMG....

Author: Erez Benari Date: 12/12/2012

The UAG Video course is out!

Back in May, I announced the upcoming UAG video course, and I’m glad to report that it has finally...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 12/04/2012

UAG support for Windows 8…and other new tech

If you’re a big fan of Windows 8 like me, you must be wondering when UAG will support it. If so, the...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 11/29/2012

Make head for headers

In a previous post, I discussed how UAG’s AppWrap and SRA mechanisms can help you solve problems and...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 11/26/2012

Remote desktop publishing on UAG fails to work on Windows 7 clients following an update in November 2012

With the release of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, the protocol used for Remote Desktop has...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 11/20/2012

Hertz….Hertz a lot.

I usually stay away from personal stuff in this blog, but this is one occasion where I’m about to...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 11/16/2012

UAG, Lync Mobility and other Lync clients

Back in October 2011, the Update to UAG (SP1 Update 1) finally added support for Lync publishing...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 11/08/2012

UAG Error Codes

When working with UAG, clients might run into various errors, but the error message that’s displayed...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 11/05/2012

UAG and Office integration

Updated on 23 Jan 2013 with information about Forms-based authentication When publishing...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 11/02/2012

NLB modes supported by UAG

A question that often comes up is which modes of NLB does UAG support. Initially, before UAG SP1...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 10/25/2012

Publishing PeopleSoft with UAG

PeopleSoft is an extremely popular piece of software, but publishing it with UAG has always been a...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 10/15/2012

DA 2012 book announced!

As the Unified Remote Access book nears completion, Packt publishing has formally announced it on...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 10/10/2012

The DirectAccess 2012 book is almost here!

Yesterday I finished writing the final chapter of the DirectAccess 2012 book (a.k.a. Unified Remote...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 10/02/2012

Windows 2012 DirectAccess (Unified Remote Access) webcast with Bala Natarajan

Looking to learn more about DA 2012? My good friend Bala Natarajan, who is also the Program Manager...

Author: Erez Benari Date: 09/24/2012

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