Forefront UAG DirectAccess deployment guide
Updated: February 1, 2011
Applies To: Unified Access Gateway
Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) DirectAccess extends the benefits of Windows DirectAccess across your infrastructure, enhancing scalability, and simplifying deployments and ongoing management. Forefront UAG DirectAccess provides remote users with the experience of a seamless connection to your internal network any time that you have Internet access. When Forefront UAG DirectAccess is enabled, requests for internal network resources (such as e-mail servers, shared folders, management servers, or intranet Web sites) are securely directed to the internal network, without the need to connect to a VPN.
About this guide
This guide is intended for use by the system administrator who is responsible for deploying Forefront UAG DirectAccess, and setting up DirectAccess clients. Forefront UAG DirectAccess deployment may also require the involvement of other infrastructure professionals, such as network engineers and administrators. If you have not yet begun planning for a deployment, it is recommended that you review the various design options in the Forefront UAG DirectAccess planning guide before you begin deployment.
The following topics provide information and instructions on how to configure and deploy Forefront UAG DirectAccess:
Overview of Forefront UAG DirectAccess—Provides an overview of the main features of Forefront UAG DirectAccess.
Planning to deploy Forefront UAG DirectAccess—Describes the planning and tasks that you should complete before deploying Forefront UAG DirectAccess.
Forefront UAG DirectAccess prerequisites—Lists the prerequisites for deploying Forefront UAG DirectAccess on single servers, and multiple servers that use Forefront UAG DirectAccess integrated Network Load Balancing (NLB).
Implementing a Forefront UAG DirectAccess deployment—Describes how to install and configure Forefront UAG DirectAccess.
Running a script to manage IPv6 in Forefront TMG—Describes how to run the script that enables you to enable and disable IPv6 traffic in TMG.
For instructions on how to configure a network load balanced array and an external load balanced array for Forefront UAG DirectAccess servers, see the following topics in the Array deployment guide: