Forefront TMG Deployment
Updated: February 1, 2011
Applies To: Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG)
The Forefront TMG deployment guide is designed to help you install, and deploy Forefront TMG. During the deployment phase, you configure initial Forefront TMG network and system settings, and supporting infrastructure settings, such as, authentication servers, networks, and internal clients.
The deployment guide includes the following topics:
Deployment checklist—Provides a summary of the main tasks required to deploy Forefront TMG.
System requirements for Forefront TMG—Provides a list of the system requirements for running Forefront TMG and Forefront TMG Management.
Installing prerequisites for email protection—Describes the e-mail protection technologies that you must install before installing Forefront TMG.
Migrating and upgrading to Forefront TMG—Provides information about migrating to Forefront TMG.
Installing Forefront TMG—Describes how to install Forefront TMG.
Installing Forefront TMG Service Packs—Describes how to install Forefront TMG Service Packs.
Configuring initial deployment settings—Describes how to configure or modify initial deployment settings, using the Getting Started Wizard.
Configuring networks and routing—Provides information about creating networks, network rules, and how to route client requests.
Configuring roles and permissions—Describes how Forefront TMG provides administrative roles for enterprise and array administrators.
Configuring roles and permissions—Describes how to configure Forefront TMG servers in a standalone array, or an array centrally managed by an Enterprise Management Server (EMS).
Configuring client computers—Describes how Forefront TMG protects Firewall clients running Firewall Client software, Web proxy clients, and SecureNAT clients.
Configuring client authentication servers—Describes how to deploy authentication servers that are used by Forefront TMG to authenticate users.
Configuring Network Access Protection—Describes how to configure Network Access Protection (NAP) policies on the Network Policy Server (NPS), and how to configure the NPS to communicate with Forefront TMG.
Interoperability with BranchCache solution guide— Describes how to enable the interoperability of Forefront TMG and BranchCache, a feature of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, that enables Web content on a wide area network (WAN) to be cached on computers at a local branch office, thus improving application response time and reducing WAN traffic.
Forefront TMG secure Web gateway solution guide—Helps you to plan, deploy, and maintain a Forefront TMG secure Web gateway, which is designed to help protect users from Web-based threats.