How to publish Exchange ActiveSync in Forefront TMG 2010


Log on to Forefront TMG server as an administrator. Start menu>All Program>Click Forefront TMG management>Expand Forefront Server>Right Click on Firewall Policy>Click New>Click Exchange Web Client Publishing Rule>Type Rule Name>Click Next>Select Exchange 2010 from Exchange version>check Exchange ActiveSync. Click Next. Now follow the screen shots for rest of the configuration.

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Click Finish and Apply changes.

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Once, Exchange ActiveSync published. Now You have to setup authentication type mentioned earlier. Click on E-Mail Policy>Select E-Mail Policy Tab>Select SMTP/Internal/External Policy you have created  earlier for Outlook Web Access using Forefront TMG 2010: Publish Outlook Web Access and Exchange Servers using Forefront TMG 2010 this link. Double click on the policy>click Listener Tab>Click on Advanced>check same authentication type (for example: basic authentication) selected in this rule. Apply and Ok.  Repeat all other rules you have created such as OWA, Outlook Anywhere.

In the exchange ActiveSync publishing rule, I have selected basic authentication. So I have to setup authentication type in the IIS of CAS server placed in DMZ or perimeter. Now log on to Exchange CAS server. Start menu>Administrative Tools>Internet Information Services (IIS) manager>Click Default Web Site. On the right hand side window, double click on Authentication. Now select basic authentication>right click and enable basic authentication. If you have selected different authentication type in exchange publishing rule then select and enable the authentication type as appropriate for your situation.

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Relevant Articles:

Understanding Exchange ActiveSync

Understanding Outlook Anywhere

Forefront TMG 2010: Publishing Exchange server 2010

Forefront TMG 2010: Publish Outlook Web Access and Exchange Servers using Forefront TMG 2010

How to publish Exchange Anywhere in Forefront TMG 2010

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1 thought on “How to publish Exchange ActiveSync in Forefront TMG 2010

  1. Pingback: How to Configure Back-to-Back Firewall with Perimeter (DMZ) Topology—–Step by Step Guide « Information Technology Blog

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