Course 50402B: Implementing Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010
17 February 2012
About this course
Audience profileThis three-day instructor-led course prepares you to design and deploy remote access solutions using Microsoft® Forefront™ Unified Access Gateway 2010 (UAG). Forefront UAG provides organizations with unparalleled flexibility in providing access to network resources (such as Web sites and internal applications) with granular access control, custom content protection, and endpoint validation. Forefront UAG also integrates with DirectAccess, a new Windows® 7 technology that provides seamless remote access to all corporate resources without connecting to a virtual private network. This course is intended for architects, consultants, network administrators, and technical sales professionals who are responsible for selling, designing, and deploying edge access solutions for enterprises.At course completionThis course is intended for IT security and infrastructure specialists who have experience with Windows networking and authentication protocols. Experience with the IPv6 protocol is desirable but not required.After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Install and configure Forefront UAG as a standalone server or an array member.
- Publish Microsoft® Exchange Server, Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Server, and Remote Desktop Gateway applications to external users.
- Configure Forefront UAG to authenticate and authorize users, and enforce security policies on clients.
- Use Forefront UAG as a gateway for DirectAccess clients.
- Understand the design and deployment considerations when building an enterprise access solution using Forefront UAG.
- Course details
Course OutlineModule 1: Forefront UAG OverviewThis module provides an overview of the features and capabilities of Forefront UAG, and the role it plays in enabling usage scenarios that are part of the Microsoft Business Ready Security strategy.Lessons
Module 2: Forefront Unified Access Gateway Setup and UpgradeAfter completing this module, students will be able to:
- Microsoft Business Ready Security Strategy (BRS)
- Forefront Unified Access Gateway Architecture
- Licensing and Availability
This module covers the setup and configuration tasks for Forefront UAG, and describes how to migrate from Microsoft Intelligent Application Gateway 2007 (IAG) to Forefront UAG.Lessons
- Understand how Forefront UAG fits into the Microsoft Business Ready Security strategy solutions.
- Describe the Forefront UAG solution and internal architectures.
- Provide customers with licensing options for Forefront UAG.
Module 3: Forefront UAG PortalAfter completing this module, students will be able to:
- Installing Forefront UAG
- Initial Configuration
In this module, you’ll understand the concept of a trunk in Forefront UAG, and how the product uses trunks to enable remote users to connect to internal applications. You’ll see the role of the Forefront UAG portals as front end interfaces for these users, and how Forefront UAG can be customized during deployments.Lessons
- Describe the Forefront UAG setup process.
- Explain how customers can migrate from IAG to Forefront UAG.
Module 4: Publishing Web ApplicationsAfter completing this module, students will be able to:
- Trunks and Portals
- Portal Customization
- Client Detection
In this module, you will learn how to configure Forefront UAG to enable remote endpoints to have access to internal Web applications. You will see how to enable access to Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft SharePoint, and how to deploy federation using Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS).Lessons
- Understand how Forefront UAG uses trunks and portals to provide access to internal resources.
- Explain how to customize the Forefront UAG portal look and feel.
- Describe how Forefront UAG detects the remote endpoint capabilities and how to customize this process.
Module 5: Remote Desktop Gateway PublishingAfter completing this module, students will be able to:
- Web Publishing Overview
- Publishing Microsoft Exchange
- Publishing Microsoft SharePoint
- Deploying Federation with AD FS
In this module, you will see how Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) allows you to provide access to published RemoteApps and Remote Desktops by integrating a Remote Desktop Gateway (RD Gateway) to provide an application-level gateway for Remote Desktop Services (RDS) and applications.Lessons
- Publish Web applications to the Internet using Forefront UAG trunks.
- Enable remote client access to Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft SharePoint services.
- Configure Forefront UAG to use federation for portal and application access.
Module 6: Remote Network AccessAfter completing this module, students will be able to:
- Remote Desktop Publishing Overview
- Deploying RD Gateway Publishing
This module explains how you can configure remote access to the corporate network using the legacy Network Connector application or the Secure Sockets Tunneling Protocol (SSTP).Lessons
- Explain the benefits of using the Remote Desktop Gateway (RD Gateway) publishing feature.
- Describe how Forefront UAG integrates with RD Gateway.
- Explain how to configure Forefront UAG to publish RemoteApps, predefined Remote Desktops, and user-defined Remote Desktops.
Module 7: IPv6 and IPv6 Transition TechnologiesAfter completing this module, students will be able to:
- Remote Network Access Overview
- UAG/SSTP Integration Architecture
- Configuring Remote Network Access
This module provides an overview of the IPv6 protocol used by Forefront UAG DirectAccess, and the technologies associated with transitioning from IPv4 to IPv6 networking.Lessons
- Explain the different technologies used by Forefront UAG to enable remote access to the corporate network.
- Describe how Forefront UAG integrates with Forefront TMG and Windows to provide SSTP VPN access to Windows 7 clients.
- Configure Forefront UAG to provide remote network access using SSTP and the Network Connector.
Module 8: DirectAccessAfter completing this module, students will be able to:
- IPv6 Overview
- IPv6 Transition Technologies
This module gives an overview of DirectAccess, a technology enabled by Forefront UAG that provides seamless network access to Windows 7 clients.Lessons
- Understand the limitations of the IPv4 protocol, and the benefits provided by IPv6.
- Describe the addressing, routing, and name resolution characteristics of the IPv6 protocol.
- Explain how ISATAP, 6to4, Teredo, and NAT64/DNS64 can be used to enable IPv6 connectivity over IPv4 networks.
Module 9: Endpoint Security Policies and NAP IntegrationAfter completing this module, students will be able to:
- DirectAccess Overview
- DirectAccess Solution Components
- Planning a DirectAccess Deployment
- Deploying DirectAccess Using Forefront UAG
This module presents an overview of the policy evaluation and enforcement technologies for the Forefront UAG endpoints.Lessons
- Understand the benefits provided by DirectAccess to users and IT organizations.
- Describe the DirectAccess architecture and its components.
- Understand the requirements and design decisions involved in a DirectAccess solution using Forefront UAG.
- Configure DirectAccess using Forefront UAG.
Module 10: Array ManagementAfter completing this module, students will be able to:
- Endpoint Policies
- Network Access Protection Integration
This module explores how Forefront UAG uses arrays to scale out to large deployments—improving the scalability and availability of the solution while reducing management overhead.Lessons
- Explain how Forefront UAG can enforce endpoint policies.
- Configure Forefront UAG to use NAP for policy validation.
Module 11: Enterprise Deployment and TroubleshootingAfter completing this module, students will be able to:
- Forefront UAG Array Management Overview
- Deploying and Operating Forefront UAG Arrays
- Network Load Balancing Integration
This module covers the considerations involved in designing, deploying, and troubleshooting an enterprise access solution based on Forefront UAG.Lessons
- Explain the benefits provided by using Forefront UAG arrays.
- Describe the array management architecture, and the tasks involved in creating and managing an array.
- Explain how the Network Load Balancing feature of Windows Server is integrated into Forefront UAG.
After completing this module, students will be able to:
- Deploying Forefront UAG in Enterprise Environments
- Supporting and Troubleshooting Forefront UAG
- Describe the process of designing and deploying Forefront UAG in an enterprise environment.
- Describe the tools and best practices for troubleshooting issues with Forefront UAG.
Before attending this course, students must have:
- Solid understanding of Windows® networking. Experience with IPv6 is desirable but not required.
- Working knowledge of Active Directory®, LDAP, and RADIUS authentication.
- Basic understanding of Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007 and Microsoft® Office SharePoint®0 Server 2007.
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