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Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 06/21/2013

Troubleshooting DirectAccess Manage Out Connections

The following are some troubleshooting steps if you run into problems getting inside-out management...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 04/01/2013

Identity Management White Papers for Cloud and Hybrid IT

One of the hottest topics in IT these days is identity management. Sure, IdM has been important for...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 01/29/2013

Tim Rains Introduces Windows Server 2012 Security from End to Edge and Beyond

Windows Server 2012 is the greatest operating system Microsoft has ever unleashed on your data...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 11/08/2012

Goodbye Edge Man–Welcome to the Private Cloud

Hey folks, You might have noticed that the old Edge Man hasn’t posted for almost a year. The Edge...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 03/02/2012

A New Tech Talk Show–Security Talk with Yuri Diogenes and Tom Shinder

Yuri Diogenes and I have worked together on a number of projects over the years – last year we...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 05/02/2011

A Solution to the “Forwarding on the 6to4 Interfaces Cannot be Enabled” Error

Ben Ari posted an answer to the Forwarding on the 6to4 Interface cannot be enabled error that you...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 04/20/2011

URL and Antivirus Filtering for DirectAccess Clients

The question on how to handle DirectAccess clients and Internet security for those clients is always...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 04/19/2011

Does Removing ISATAP for the DNS Block List Impact Security?

If you choose to deploy ISATAP to support your DirectAccess deployment, one of the things you need...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 04/19/2011

IPv6 and DirectAccess Troubleshooting Cheat Sheets

What would you be willing to pay for a really cool IPv6 and DirectAccess troubleshooting cheat...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 04/19/2011

Choosing Between Forefront TMG or Forefront UAG for Publishing Scenarios

Your first decision when planning a publishing solution using Forefront TMG 2010 (TMG) or Forefront...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 04/19/2011

Serving Up Quality Content on the TechNet Wiki–The TMG Troubleshooting Survival Guide

There’s a continuing debate in the IT Pro community whether or not you can host quality content on a...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 04/01/2011

DirectAccess Gets Positive Comments in The Register

From what I hear, this year is going to be the year where we see the wave of enterprise Windows 7...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 03/29/2011

Heads Up on New Contest for Forefront Security Enthusiasts

Many of your might know my friend Yuri Diogenes from the great work he’s done over the years for ISA...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 03/25/2011

DirectAccess - More Information on the “No Usable Certificate(s)” 0x103 Error

In the continuing saga of the “No Usable Certificate(s) 0x103” error, which has been discussed in...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 03/24/2011

UAG DirectAccess and the IPv6 Internet

We’ve received a number of questions recently about UAG DirectAccess support for the IPv6 Internet....

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 03/23/2011

A Great TMG and UAG Daily Double For You–Yuri Diogenes and Tom Shinder Talk with TechNet Talk Radio

Got a long drive between home and work? Tired of listening to 80s hits on the radio? Then how about...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 03/21/2011

New Test Lab Guide for System Center Service Manager Now Available

I’ve been pretty quiet for most of this month (in fact, this is the first post on the Edge Man blog...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 03/21/2011

Another Cause of the “No Usable Certificate(s) 0x103 Error

One of the most mysterious errors you’ll see when working with DirectAccess are related to failures...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 02/21/2011

Clearing the Air on ISATAP

For companies thinking about deploying DirectAccess, the question of whether or not you need to...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 02/21/2011

The Edge Man Hits 50,000 Posts on ISAserver.org

Most of you probably know this, but before I joined Microsoft I spent most of my time with ISA...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 02/17/2011

TechNet Webcast: Talk TechNet with Keith Combs and Matt Hester – Episode 12: Dr. Tom Shinder on DirectAccess (Level 200)

Event Overview Talk TechNet enables you to get your questions about hot technologies answered in...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 02/15/2011

How to Disable IP-HTTPS for Testing and Troubleshooting

A few people have mentioned on the web forums and in email discussions that they’d like an easy way...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 02/15/2011

DirectAccess and Expiring Computer Accounts

An interesting question came up a few weeks ago regarding DirectAccess and expiring computer...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 02/14/2011

Use a HOSTS File Entry to Control ISATAP Host Configuration

ISATAP is an optional configuration option you can take advantage of when working with UAG...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 02/14/2011

DirectAccess Monitor Reports Network Security Not Healthy

Came across a very handy tip on the TechNet forums over at...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 02/14/2011

Enabling Microsoft Update on UAG DirectAccess Servers

I shouldn’t have to say it – but you should always enable Microsoft Update on your UAG DirectAccess...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 02/09/2011

Answers to UAG SP1 DirectAccess Contest 1–Round 2/Quiz 4and Contest 2 Round 1/Quiz 4

This is the big day! The results are in for the last quiz in Contest 1. First, I’ll go over the...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 02/02/2011

UAG SP1 DirectAccess Contest 1–Round 2/Quiz 4 (Final) and Contest 2 Round 1/Quiz 4

Wow! This is it – the last quiz in Contest 1. That’s right – this is quiz 4 of the second round. To...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 01/27/2011

How To Enable SSTP (Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol) Split Tunneling with UAG 2010

UAG 2010 (UAG) supports two types of network level SSL VPN: Network Connector Secure Socket...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 01/26/2011

A couple of good questions were asked on a recent blog post and I figured it was worthwhile to...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 01/25/2011

Answers to UAG SP1 DirectAccess Contest 1–Round 2/Quiz 3 and Contest 2 Round 1/Quiz 3

Now for the moment you’ve all been waiting for – the answers to UAG SP1 DirectAccess Contest 1–Round...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 01/24/2011

UAG SP1 DirectAccess Contest 1–Round 2/Quiz 3 and Contest 2 Round 1/Quiz 3

It’s time for your weekly UAG DirectAccess quiz! We’re getting close to the end of contest 1, so...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 01/20/2011

Why Do I Need Two IP Addresses on the External Interface of the UAG DirectAccess Server?

This question comes up frequently when introducing admins to UAG DirectAccess. It makes sense, since...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 01/19/2011

Some 3G Connections May Not Enable DirectAccess Always-On Connectivity

DirectAccess is about being “always-on”. When I start my laptop in the morning, I’m ready to get to...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 01/18/2011

Answers to UAG SP1 DirectAccess Contest 1–Round 2/Quiz 2 and Contest 2 Round 1/Quiz 2

Now for the moment you’ve all been waiting for – the answers to UAG SP1 DirectAccess Contest 1–Round...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 01/17/2011

UAG SP1 DirectAccess Contest 1–Round 2/Quiz 2 and Contest 2 Round 1/Quiz 2

(If you didn’t participate in Quiz 1 – you can read the rules of the game over at...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 01/13/2011

UAG DirectAccess–Guess the Device in the Request/Response Path

Take a look at the figures below and see if you can guess what device is in the request/response...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 01/11/2011

Answers to UAG SP1 DirectAccess Contest 1–Round 2/Quiz 1 and Contest 2 Round 1/Quiz 1

Now for the moment you’ve all been waiting for – the answers to UAG SP1 DirectAccess Contest 1–Round...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 01/10/2011

UAG SP1 DirectAccess Contest 1–Round 2/Quiz 1 and Contest 2 Round 1/Quiz 1

It that time again! The UAG DirectAccess Contest. If you’ve been participating in Contest 1 Round 1,...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 01/06/2011

UAG DirectAccess Contest Continues on January 6 2011

Just a quick note about the UAG DirectAccess contest. We didn’t have a quiz last week because of the...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 01/05/2011

Questions and Answers for Planning a Small Business DirectAccess Deployment

While I spend most (all) of my time working with the UAG DirectAccess solution, UAG DirectAccess is...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 01/04/2011

Answers to UAG SP1 DirectAccess Contest Quiz Four - Round One

Yay! This is the end of round 1. Remember, each of two rounds in the contest have four quizzes – and...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 12/28/2010

UAG SP1 DirectAccess Contest Quiz Four-Round One

(If you didn’t participate in Quiz 1 – you can read the rules of the game over at...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 12/23/2010

Solving the Mystery of the Dead Teredo Interface

You’ve deployed DirectAccess on your network as a pilot project for your IT group over the holidays...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 12/21/2010

Answers to UAG SP1 DirectAccess Contest Quiz Three-Round One

Happy Holidays guys! We got a great response to this weeks quiz and added some new contestants....

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 12/20/2010

Troubleshooting Test Lab Guides—What Do You Think?

Test Lab Guides provide a method for you to try out a new product or technology and see how it works...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 12/16/2010

UAG SP1 DirectAccess Contest Quiz Three-Round One

(If you didn’t participate in Quiz 1 – you can read the rules of the game over at...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 12/16/2010

New UAG DirectAccess Troubleshooting Content on the TechNet Wiki

Troubleshooting is always a challenging topic. Challenging from the point of view of the person who...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 12/14/2010

Answers UAG DirectAccess Contest Quiz 2 Round 1

Here are the answers to Quiz 2, Round 1: ====================================================...

Author: thomas w shinder - msft Date: 12/13/2010

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