Mastering Microsoft Forefront UAG 2010 Customization

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  • Get to grips with customizing the look-and-feel of the log in and portal pages
  • Configure UAG for custom authentication, including certificate authentication
  • Create custom endpoint detection and policies based on your own scripts
  • Take advantage of adjusting content on-the-fly to address application compatibility issues
  • Understand how to inject functionality into the log in process
  • Go further by performing various text, language, theme and image customizations
  • Soak up the knowledge of UAG experts to utilize extension and customization secrets

While UAG is built to integrate with many environments and publish dozens of application types, many organizations require a certain level of customization to meet their needs.

With this book in hand, you will be equipped to deal with these types of customization scenarios, and you will be confident in using such workarounds without hassle and trial and error.

Written by some of the leading experts on UAG, “Mastering Microsoft Forefront UAG 2010 Customization” covers the most complex and challenging options for customizing UAG in a way that is friendly and easy to follow. It walks you through various customization tasks, including explanations and code samples, as well as creative ideas for troubleshooting your work.

Until now, only a few of the extensions to UAG’s services have been publicly available, and most were only known to a select few. Now, this can include you!

Throughout this book, you will tackle how to change the system’s look-and-feel, deal with advanced authentication schemes and write special functions that need to be executed as part of the client interaction.

With “Mastering Microsoft Forefront UAG 2010 Customization”, you too can learn how to customize various aspects of UAG’s functionality to enhance your organization or customers’ experience.

  • Perform UAG extension magic with high level tips and tricks only few have had knowledge of – until now!
  • Get to grips with UAG customization for endpoint detection, client components, look and feel, and much more in this book and e-book
  • An advanced, hands on guide with customization tips and code samples for extending UAG
Page Count 186
Course Length 5 hours 34 minutes
ISBN 9781849685382
Date Of Publication 16 Feb 2012


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.

Rainier Amara

Rainier Amara is a confirmed IT professional with more than 15 years specialist experience in the field of Internet security and remote access. From a young age Rainier was already renowned for his inquisitive nature and attraction to all things electronic, and by the age of 8 he had already embarked on journey that would feed his passion for IT.

It was in his early teens that he received his first personal computer, but his professional career took off at the age of 18, when he served in the French National Army as a communications engineer. From there Rainier has travelled the world in various roles and has not looked back since.

Outside of work Rainier spends as much time as he can with his wife and three children doing lots of crazy and wonderful things, and when not being a dad he enjoys downhill mountain biking in the French alps.

Who knows what the future holds!