Category: ISA Server

Eliminating Authentication Prompts in a SharePoint Environment 1

Eliminating Authentication Prompts in a SharePoint Environment

Authentication prompts have been a pain in the neck for a lot of SharePoint users over the years both in SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010 environments. There are several reasons for the prompts. I...

Error Code: 500 Internal Server Error. The request was rejected by the HTTP filter. Contact the server administrator. 0

Error Code: 500 Internal Server Error. The request was rejected by the HTTP filter. Contact the server administrator.

The other day I was working on my Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 and discovered that when I clicked on a new content type that I created, it gave me the following error...

Evaluation Copies of Microsoft Products 0

Evaluation Copies of Microsoft Products

My students are always asking me where to get the evaluation copies of various Microsoft products. I’ve put together a list of some of the latest evaluation software downloads. My goal is to try...

Unable to “Check Out” a Document in MOSS 2007 Published Through ISA Server 2006 0

Unable to “Check Out” a Document in MOSS 2007 Published Through ISA Server 2006

Microsoft ISA Server blog has posted an article on this topic that goes into details on how to deal with this issue of not being able to check out a document in MOSS 2007....

How to Change the Host Header of a MOSS Site 3

How to Change the Host Header of a MOSS Site

If you’ve configured your SharePoint site with a specific URL (host header), e.g. http://webportal and then later decided that you want to change it to another URL, such as sharepoint.seattlepro.com, you can use the...

Extranet hardening planning tool 0

Extranet hardening planning tool

I am working on securing the entire network for one of my clients. I ran into this article on TechNet that targets the specific area of extranet and how you can best secure it....

ISA Server’s external adapter can’t get an address from a DHCP server 0

ISA Server’s external adapter can’t get an address from a DHCP server

If you are trying to get your external NIC on the ISA Server obtain an IP address from a DHCP server and can’t, check out this KB article 841141 from Microsoft. This solution applies...

ISA Server 2006 Capacity Planner 0

ISA Server 2006 Capacity Planner

If you haven’t used ISA Server 2006 Capacity Planner you might want to check it out. It’s an online tool that lets you plan secure publishing, branch office gateway, and Web access protection.The tool...

Free Virtual Labs from TechNet and MSDN 1

Free Virtual Labs from TechNet and MSDN

Check out these MSDN Virtual Labs and TechNet Virtual Labs if you haven’t already. These are a series of guided, hands-on labs which can be completed in 90 minutes or less. The best part...

ISA Server 2004 Service Pack 2 0

ISA Server 2004 Service Pack 2

With the release of ISA Server 2004 Service Pack 2 (SP2), Microsoft extends branch office interoperability with several new features that can help companies quickly, efficiently, and securely integrate branch offices into an organization’s...

Deploy ISA Server 2004 in Minutes with Hardware Solutions 0

Deploy ISA Server 2004 in Minutes with Hardware Solutions

Microsoft has joined with key Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to bring Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2004-based security appliances to market. These solutions combine the best of ISA Server 2004 with a hardened...

ISA Server 2004 tools released by Microsoft 0

ISA Server 2004 tools released by Microsoft

Microsoft has just released three updated tools for ISA Server 2004. MSDEToText.vbs tool allows you to display the contents of an MSDE Firewall and Web Proxy log on screen, or you can write it...

Publishing a VPN Server Behind the ISA Server 2004 Firewall 0

Publishing a VPN Server Behind the ISA Server 2004 Firewall

ISA Server allows you to configure Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) so you can create a Point-to-Point Protocol (PPTP) or Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) over IPSec tunnels to the ISA Server. ISA Server also...

Options for Authenticating Users in ISA Server 2004 0

Options for Authenticating Users in ISA Server 2004

When configuring ISA Server 2004, one challenge a lot of people face is how to design the services so you can use Active Directory groups to configure ISA Server rules. If you want to...

ISA Server 2000 Error Preventing SP2 Installation 0

ISA Server 2000 Error Preventing SP2 Installation

Today I was installing ISA Server SP2 on an ISA Server 2000 computer and ran into this roadblock where it simply wouldn’t install the SP2. Here’s what the computer configuration looked like. Windows 2000...