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Shannon Fritz

Shannon Fritz

Infrastructure Architect and Server Team Lead at Concurrency. Shannon is an MVP in Forefront and Enterprise Security, MCSE in Private Cloud and MCSA Windows Server 2012. He's also a self-professed media junkie. Just ask him about MediaCenter!
Contributions by Shannon Fritz

UAG SP1 DirectAccess: Config Wizard, The First Time

Now that you've made it through all the prerequisites, assigned your static IP's and installed UAG, you are now ready to open the UAG console and get down to configuring it! The first time you open ...

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UAG SP1 DirectAccess: Firewalls and TMG Settings

Generally speaking, people typically will not connect a Windows server directly to the Internet with it's own public IP.  The Windows Firewall by itself, as good as it is, often times does not muster...

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UAG SP1 DirectAccess: Internal and External DNS

DirectAccess clients are completly dependent on DNS to function, especially when you have IPv4 behind the UAG server.  In these cases UAG acts as an ISATAP router which translates IPv6 into IPv4 as w...

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UAG SP1 DirectAccess: Installation and Updates

Although it takes a wile, installing UAG is really easy. You can either install the RTM of UAG and then apply SP1 or you can install from media that already has SP1 baked in. If you have the RTM medi...

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UAG SP1 DirectAccess: IP Addressing the Server

Before you even begin to configure UAG or DirectAccess you need to get your IP addressing squared away.  The UAG server will act as an entry point into your network (aka, the "corpnet") from the outs...

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UAG SP1 DirectAccess: Configuration Guide

A few months ago I wrote a series of blog posts that covered the configuration of DirectAccess using Unified Access Gateway RTM, and it was pretty popular so I decided to update it now that UAG Servi...

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UAG Handbook is Released!

A few months ago I mentioned a couple books about UAG that were available for pre-order.  I'm happy to see that The Microsoft Forefront UAG 2010 Administrator's Handbook, written by "Ben-Ben" Ari and...

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UAG: Cannot load the DirectAccess view (0)

I recently ran into a never before seen error message when trying to open the DirectAccess section of the UAG console.  We had a fresh install of Windows 2008 R2 and all current  updates, UAG 2010 wi...

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Upgrading Hyper-V Integration Components

Something I ran into at a client recently was problems with some VMs showing up in SCVMM with “Incomplete VM configuration” and some would fail to perform Live Migration between hosts in a cluster. ...

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