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Finding a Forefront TMG replacement is more urgent than you thought

Microsoft just announced some Further details and guidance regarding discontinuation of TMG Web Protection Services, and it contains some potentially alarming information for those continuing to use Forefront TMG as their network’s web protection system. As you no doubt know, Microsoft announced Forefront TMG’s end of life in September 2012,

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How To Secure Fastvue TMG Reporter for Private Report Sharing

The new Private Reports feature in Fastvue Reporter (Sophos Reporter 2.0 or TMG Reporter 3.0) enables you to share reports with people in your organization securely, without giving them access to the rest of Fastvue Reporter, or other reports or data. There is just a little bit of setup required

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Fastvue TMG Reporter v3.0 Out Now!

Finally! Fastvue TMG Reporter v3.0 is now available! Thank you to all beta testers that helped iron out all the issues over the past few months! New Features: Fastvue Site Clean (Patent Pending) Of all the new features in TMG Reporter v3.0 we’re most excited about Site Clean. Site Clean

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Fastvue TMG Reporter 3.0 Beta Now Available

I’m excited to announce that Fastvue TMG Reporter 3.0 Beta is now available to test out! New Features in Fastvue TMG Reporter 3.0 Fastvue Site Clean. Private Report Sharing (including Scheduled Private Reports). Activity Report Gantt Bars Active Directory Security Group Filtering Filter by Firewall Server Name or Firewall Server

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Updated Exchange 2013 Forms Based Authentication Templates for TMG

It’s been a year since I created the Exchange 2013 Forms based authentication templates¬†for Forefront TMG. When they were released, only the main login and logout forms were reworked in the Exchange 2013 style, and I received many requests to extend this to other forms, such as the Change Password

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How To Extend Forefront TMG’s Web Protection Services (WPS) After November 30 2012

UPDATE (2016-05-01): Now that Microsoft have officially turned off Web Protection Services, please see our latest article on why Finding a Forefront TMG replacement is more urgent than you thought! As you probably know, Microsoft stopped selling Forefront TMG as well as its subscription based Web Protection Services in December

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Forefront TMG Forms Based Authentication Template for Exchange 2013 OWA

We’ve created a new mobile friendly Forefront TMG Forms Based Authentication template in the new Exchange 2013 style. Download it here!

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Fastvue TMG Reporter Voted Best Reporting Application – ISAServer.org Readers Choice

It’s official! Fastvue TMG Reporter is the best reporting application for Forefront TMG as voted by ISAServer.org readers! ISAserver.org (http://www.isaserver.org) is the leading Microsoft Forefront TMG / UAG and ISA Server resource site, attracting over 200,000 ISA administrators and specialists a month. ISAserver.org conducts bi-monthly polls to discover which product

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How to Report on YouTube Activity with Fastvue TMG Reporter

A common concern for network administrators is how to manage traffic to high bandwidth sites. YouTube.com is one specific site that network administrators need to watch closely. The site holds a wealth of information, but it also holds many distractions. HD movie trailers and funny cat videos can quickly drain

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Forefront TMG Tips and Tricks

Richard Hicks is a guy worth listening to when it comes to Forefront TMG. He has been installing, configuring, and managing TMG and its predecessors ISA Server and Proxy Server for more than 15 years. He has also built a great resource of information that Forefront TMG administrators use every

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