Microsoft Forefront UAG 2010 Administrator's Handbook

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Learn
  • Understand how UAG can help your organization with secure remote access.
  • Plan and design the integration of UAG into your unique environment.
  • Create trunks and publish all kinds of applications on them.
  • Enable VPN access for multiple platforms.
  • Design and implement DirectAccess for your organization.
  • Manage endpoint security with advanced policies.
  • Monitor, maintain and secure your Microsoft server.
  • Integrate UAG with multiple infrastructures and platforms.
  • Discover various types of applications UAG can publish, and how to publish them.
  • Learn how to provide remote access to your users or partners using SSL technology.
  • Take advantage of single sign-on with low administrative overhead and high security.
  • Integrate UAG with existing authentication infrastructure like Active Directory.
  • Gain knowledge of advanced endpoint management for ultimate security in a world of unknowns.
  • Perform troubleshooting and solve problems like the pros.
  • Integrate UAG with AD FS V2 for maximum corporate flexibility and security.
  • Discover how to publish Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and 2010 securely
  • Find out how UAG interacts with TMG 2010 (the successor to ISA server 2004)
About

Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) is the latest in a line of Application Publishing (Reverse Proxy) and Remote Access (VPN) Server products. The broad set of features and technologies integrated into UAG makes for a steep learning curve. Understanding all the features and abilities of UAG is a complex task that can be daunting even to experienced networking and security engineers.

This book is the first to be dedicated solely to Microsoft Forefront UAG. It guides you step-by-step throughout all the stages of deployment, from design to troubleshooting. Written by the absolute experts who have taken part of the product’s development, official training and support, this book covers all the primary features of UAG in a friendly style and a manner that is easy to follow. It takes you from the initial planning and design stage, through deployment and configuration, up to maintenance and troubleshooting.

The book starts by introducing UAG's features and and abilities, and how your organization can benefit from them. It then goes on to guide you through planning and designing the integration of the product into your own unique environment. Further, the book guides you through the process of publishing the various applications, servers and resources - from simple web applications to complex client/server based applications. It also details the various VPN technologies that UAG provides and how to take full advantage of them. The later chapters of the book educate you with common routine “upkeep” tasks like monitoring, backup and troubleshooting of common issues. Finally, the book includes an introduction to ASP, which some of the product's features are based on, and can help the advanced administrator with enhancing and customizing the product.

Features
  • Maximize your business results by fully understanding how to plan your UAG integration
  • Consistently be ahead of the game by taking control of your server with backup and advanced monitoring
  • An essential tutorial for new users and a great resource for veterans
  • Uncover the advantages and ease of use of Direct Access, the latest VPN technology from Microsoft
  • Packed with detailed explanations of concepts, terms and technologies, with hand-in-hand guidance through the tough parts
  • Includes the most updated information, up to and including Service Pack 1 for UAG 2010
Page Count 484
Course Length 14 hours 31 minutes
ISBN 9781849681629
Date Of Publication 24 Jan 2011

Authors

Erez Ben-Ari

Erez Ben-Ari is a long time Technologist and Journalist, and has worked in the Information Technology industry since 1991. During his career, Erez has provided security consulting and analysis services for some of the leading companies and organizations in the world, including Intel, IBM, Amdocs, CA, HP, NDS, Sun Microsystems, Oracle and many others. His work has gained national fame in Israel, and he has been featured in the press regularly. Having joined Microsoft in 2000, Erez worked for many years in Microsoft’s Development Center in Israel, where Microsoft’s ISA Server was developed. Being a part of the release of ISA 2000, ISA 2004 and ISA 2006, Erez held several roles, including Operation engineering, Software testing, Web-based software design and testing automation design. Now living in the United States, Erez still works for Microsoft, currently as a senior support escalation engineer for UAG.

As a journalist, Erez has been writing since 1995, and has written for some of the leading publications in Israel and in the United States. He has been a member of the Israeli National Press Office since 2001, and his personal blogs are read by thousands of visitors per month.Erez has also written, produced and edited content for TV and Radio, working for Israel’s TV Channel 2, Ana-Ney communications, Radio Haifa and other venues.

Erez is also the author of the hugely successful titles “Microsoft Forefront UAG 2010 Administrator's Handbook” and “Mastering Microsoft Forefront UAG 2010 Customization”, also by Packt Publishing. Both titles have received all 5-star reviews on Amazon and are considered to be the most comprehensive guides to UAG in existence.

Ran Dolev

Ran Dolev is a veteran of the network security and SSL VPN industries. Ran has worked with the UAG product for more than twelve years, since the product’s inception at the start-up company Whale Communications in 1998, where Ran was the first full-time developer of the product. After several years Ran moved to a services position as the EMEA Professional Services Manager for the team. In this role Ran has designed and delivered numerous IAG and UAG training sessions in North America, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia, to customers, partners and Microsoft employees. Ran also provides consulting and deployment services for many of Microsoft's enterprise UAG customers