Tag Archives: Security

Hardening Security of Server- The Bottom Line

Securing Servers from internal and external threat is the key aspect of managing and administering Windows Servers. If you carefully design, implement and maintain IT Infrastructure you will have a better night sleep knowing you are safe. There will not … Continue reading

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FF TMG 2010—Can future be altered?

I read the following articles about Microsoft Forefront TMG 2010. I was shocked by the news. TMG 2010 is one of the beautiful product Wintel Engineers and Security Administer can be proud off. I believe I am one of the … Continue reading

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Ban portable application/games through GPO

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Ø Open GPO management console Ø Right click and edit the specific GPO or Create and link new GPO and Edit Ø User Configuration>Security Settings>Software Restriction Policies Ø Right Click Software restriction policies>create Ø Right click on Additional Rules>New Hash … Continue reading

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How to block ports using ISA server

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Here I will show an example, how to block port specific communication in an entire computer networks. You have to add an user defined protocol in ISA server to block those ports. you may ask now why so? Let me … Continue reading

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How to create an access rule for Microsoft Update sites in MS ISA

  Open the ISA Management console. In the left pane, right-click Firewall Policy, click New, and then click Access Rule. In the Name field, type Windows Update, and then click Next. Click Allow, and then click Next. In the This … Continue reading

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How to create Microsoft update cache rule in MS ISA

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Microsoft Update keeps systems up to date. whenever you are updating through http://update.microsoft.com it is costing your bandwidth. Everybody does it repeatedly. So a clever way to manage this issue is to add a cache rule in Microsoft ISA server. … Continue reading

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How to ban inappropriate URL or contents/keywords using MS ISA

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You can ban inappropriate URL or contents that contain keywords such as pornography, torrentz etc using signature blocking option in MS ISA. Step1 create an allow access policy as follows name Action Protocols listener To Condition Allow users Allow HTTP … Continue reading

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