ISAserver.org - Monthly Article Update Hi ISAlist, New articles added to ISAserver.org last month: Title: Configuring ISA Server 2000 to Support Outlook 2003 RPC over HTTP - Part 2: Forcing SSL on the RPC Directories and Configuring IPSec Security on the Front-end and Back-End Exchange Servers Author: Thomas Shinder Summary: In the first part of this series on configuring ISA Server 2000 firewalls to support Outlook RPC over HTTP client connections we went over how to configure some of the core network infrastructure components to support the RPC over HTTP publishing solution. We also discussed how to install the RPC over HTTP proxy service on the front-end Exchange Server and how to issue a Web site certificate to the RPC over HTTP Web server. We continue the adventure by showing you how to force SSL on the RPC directory, configure the Registry entries on the front-end Exchange Server, and enforce IPSec encryption between the front-end and back-end Exchange Servers. Link: http://www.ISAserver.org/pages/article.asp?id=1176 Title: Using Remote Control Applications to Support ISA Server Troubleshooting: RapidAssist Comes to the Rescue Author: Thomas Shinder Summary: If you ever tried to help somebody with an ISA Server firewall problem who was located in a remote location, then you know how hard it can be to get to the root of the problem. A remote control solution might be just what you need to smooth our your remote assistance issues. Check out this article and see what might be the most firewall friendly remote assistance app out there! Link: http://www.ISAserver.org/pages/article.asp?id=1175 Title: Introducing the ISA Server 2000 Application Layer Filtering Kit Author: Thomas Shinder Summary: ISA Server 2000 is a sophisticated, intelligent application layer filtering and inspection firewall that can protect networks against the network attacks of today and tomorrow. ISA Server 2000 firewalls can be used instead of traditional stateful filtering firewalls or in conjunction with an existing packet filtering firewall infrastructure. ISA Server 2000?s application layer filtering and inspection mechanisms provide the ideal level of network security and protection for Internet facing Microsoft servers and services, and provide powerful protection as part of an unwanted email and network attack defense in depth strategy. Check out this ISA Server 2000 Application Layer Filtering kit and get all the details now! Link: http://www.ISAserver.org/pages/article.asp?id=1174 Title: Announcing the ISA Server 2000 SharePoint Portal Server Deployment Kit Author: Thomas Shinder Summary: In response to popular demand, we put together an ISA Server 2000 SharePoint Portal Server Deployment Kit. If you have a SharePoint Portal Server in production, or if you?re thinking about trying out SharePoint Portal Server, then do yourself a favor and check out the ISA Server 2000 SharePoint Portal Server Deployment Kit. I?m confident that you?ll cut many hours out of your troubleshooting time and spend less time on the phone with Microsoft PSS! Link: http://www.ISAserver.org/pages/article.asp?id=1173 Title: Enterprise Class VPN Fast and Easy with Celestix RAS3000 Author: Thomas Shinder Summary: Looking for a dedicated VPN Server for your Microsoft Network? If so, you're in for a treat! Check out this review of the Celestix RAS3000 and see how it just might be the perfect VPN solution for you. Link: http://www.ISAserver.org/pages/article.asp?id=1172 Title: Configuring a Spam and Attachment Filtering SMTP Relay on the ISA Server 2000 Firewall - Part 2: Configuring the Server Publishing Rules and SMTP Filter and Message Screener Author: Thomas Shinder Summary: In part 1 of this two part article on configuring the ISA Server 2000 firewall as a spam and attachment filtering SMTP relay, we discussed the issues of spam and attachment control and anti-spam Defense in Depth. Detailed step by step instructions were provided on how to install and configure the IIS SMTP service on the ISA Server 2000 firewall, disable socket pooling for the SMTP service and create remote domains for your email domains. In this, part 2 of this two part series, we go over the details of configuring the Server Publishing Rules and the SMTP Message Screener. Link: http://www.ISAserver.org/pages/article.asp?id=1171 Title: Placing ISA Server 2000 into Networks with an Existing Firewall Infrastructure and Other ISA Server 2000 Firewall Topologies Author: Thomas Shinder Summary: Questions from firewall administrators from both of these groups appear on the ISAServer.org Web boards and mailing list every day. Answers to these questions vary based on the specific requirements brought up in each question. However, there are a core number of firewall topologies that form the basis of most answers for the question "where should I place the ISA Server 2000 firewall?"In this article we?ll review a set of common and popular ISA Server 2000 firewall topologies. Some of these topologies include how to place the ISA Server 2000 firewall into an existing firewall infrastructure and some of them demonstrate how to configure a secure, ISA Server 2000-only firewall solution. Link: http://www.ISAserver.org/pages/article.asp?id=1170 Visit the Subscription Management (http://newsletter.isoftmarketing.com/) section to unsubscribe. ISAserver.org is in no way affiliated with Microsoft Corp. For sponsorship information, contact us at advertising@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Copyright © ISAserver.org 2003. All rights reserved.