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DNS Server service refuse name resolution on Windows Server 2008 R2
Published Fri, Jan 6 2012 11:54 | Thomas K.H. Bittner
It has been already from nearly two years ago, that under certain circumstances DNS Server service on Windows Server 2008 R2 refuse to resolve internet domain name addresses. This issue occurs if Windows Server 2008 R2 DNS Server is used without forwarders...
How to install TMG 2010 Service Pack on Branch Office Server
Published Wed, Dec 21 2011 18:55 | Thomas K.H. Bittner
When you try to install a service pack for Forefront TMG 2010 on a branch office server, it will fail, because the Firewall service needs to be stopped. When Firewall service has been stopped the connection to headquarter is not longer active. This will...
Exchange 2010 Service Pack 2 available
Published Mon, Dec 5 2011 10:44 | Thomas K.H. Bittner
You can download it from here Exchange 2010 SP2 is a complete installation software pack, so for new Exchange installations, you can use it to start with from scratch. Also when you use it for...
Update 1 Rollup 4 for TMG 2010 SP1
Published Thu, Jun 16 2011 20:35 | Thomas K.H. Bittner
… get the newest rollup here There should be no reboot required from my experiences installing the Rollup on several TMG. Just TMG services are going to restart. To apply the rollup takes only a few minutes...
Forefront TMG will not be continued
Published Fri, May 27 2011 19:21 | Thomas K.H. Bittner
Microsoft confirmed to Gardner recently, that the Microsoft Forefront Thread Management Gateway will not continue with a new full version. Not to continue with an edge protection solution, should be based on a strategic decision at Microsoft, not to compete...
More issues with IE9
Published Tue, May 10 2011 9:22 | Thomas K.H. Bittner
Microsoft is now investigating the problems with IE9 and MMC. Like with TMG and IE9 there is an issue with the Exchange 2010 Management Console when you’ve installed IE9....
TMG SP1 Rollups are not cummulative [Update]
Published Mon, May 2 2011 15:37 | Thomas K.H. Bittner
[Update] Starting with Rollup 4 you get them all cummulative. TMG SP2 can be applied for TMG SP1 with Update 1 and covers all too. […] Be aware, that rollups for Forefront TMG 2010 SP1 are not...
Do not install IE9 on TMG
Published Thu, Mar 24 2011 23:33 | Thomas K.H. Bittner
On machines where you run TMG or only the management console, don’t install Internet Explorer 9, it will break the HTML elements und you will get scripting errors when you try to open the TMG Console. If you already installed IE9, you can uninstall it...
Secure Access to your Cloud Services
Published Tue, Feb 22 2011 17:06 | Thomas K.H. Bittner
Moving to the Cloud is going on and so we will have more and more On-Premise and Cloud environments living site by site. Securing access to Cloud Services will be more relevant for the future. A great article on this topic has been published by Yuri Diogenes...
Configure the Forefront TMG 2010 to allow DPM 2010 communication
Published Wed, Oct 20 2010 14:55 | Thomas K.H. Bittner
The DPM agent uses various ports and protocols to connect with the DPM server. The Forefront TMG needs to be configured to allow the DPM server to communicate through those ports. The complete list of ports that are used by DPM are documented at the Microsoft...
Roundtable Forefront and System Center on Tech-Ed Europe
Published Mon, Oct 4 2010 9:12 | Thomas K.H. Bittner
Reservation will be made for Tuesday November 9 at 1900 at following location for Forefront and System Center Roundtable: YPSILON Haupstrasse 163 10827 Berlin Phone +49 30 7824539 U-Bhf Kleistpark, U 7 Bus M48, 106, 187, 204...
Running, Filtering and Saving Scans in Best Practise Analyzer
Published Sat, Sep 25 2010 13:39 | Thomas K.H. Bittner
Who knows the Best Practise Analyzer for Exchange (ExBPA) is already familiar exporting scan results to other file formats to save or achive. The Best Practise Analyzer (BPA) coming with Windows Server 2008 R2 Server Roles doesn’t have this opportunity...
Update Center for Microsoft Forefront and Related Technologies
Published Fri, Sep 3 2010 10:37 | Thomas K.H. Bittner
Microsoft has launched the Update Center for Microsoft Forefront and Related Technologies where you can now go and check for the latest updates related to any Forefront product. The site is located at