Talk:Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway

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Weasel Words?[edit]

Just thought the following needed noting: "Thanks to the rich SDK, ISA Server is a very extensible platform which has many 3rd party plug-ins and extensions available for it." -silentrancor2 —Preceding unsigned comment added by 72.12.220.12 (talk) 20:25, 13 December 2008 (UTC)

Microsoft Ad[edit]

I thought this article read like a pure advertising flyer from Microsoft and tried labeling it "db-spam". However an administrator disagreed. How about marking it "advert" until someone rewrites it from a neutral point of view. TundraGreen (talk) 04:16, 22 November 2008 (UTC)

Microsoft Puffery[edit]

The following phrase in this article looks like Microsoft puffery. Is it really necessary?

As Microsoft's flagship security product, ISA Server is well positioned to take on the firewall/VPN market. It's interoperability with other Microsoft products provides a lower TCO for customers that already have a Microsoft infrastructure in place.

Stephen Charles Thompson (talk) 04:11, 4 April 2008 (UTC)

POV[edit]

This article reads like a corporate (kamlesh ) flyer, I am sure it's more or less accurate, but a security product from microsoft must have some issues.

I much agree, no product is perfect. The only reason I read this page was because a friend gave me a link to details on a security hole, but I did not know what ISA was. To read about how it is such a great security product is a joke after reading that security advisory. --
    • To quote an article refering to a security advisory for a product that is well off the market (ISA 2000) is not excactly fair. If I was to publish every security advisory for Cisco/Checkpoint etc for the last 7 years thsi discussion could go on a while. That said, the article needs substantial updating.

203.214.45.143 02:20, 11 February 2006 (UTC)

  • I cleaned up the adverty parts of the article. It sounds though as if it could actually have been from a Microsoft ad itself. If someone wants to rewrite the adverty parts and translate them into something encyclopedic, then by all means, go ahead. - Damicatz 02:21, 11 February 2006 (UTC)

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Fixificated. njan 18:37, 5 June 2007 (UTC)

Contradiction[edit]

The article says Proxy Server v2.0 was launched in 1997, but the timeline says 1999. Riki 13:48, 10 September 2007 (UTC)

Forward cache, reverse, or both?[edit]

This is linked from "web cache", which only talks about caches for browsers. I thought this was actually a reverse cache (i.e. a front end for servers), but I'm unable to determine this from the text. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Ketil (talkcontribs) 09:25, 21 December 2009 (UTC)

Both. Unless it's changed in the new version.218.214.18.240 (talk) 09:47, 27 May 2011 (UTC)
No change. It's both. I just kept it simple for the reader and didn't mention them. Fleet Command (talk) 17:27, 27 May 2011 (UTC)

SIP, upnp[edit]

Apparently the current version allows applications like Apple Facetime. ISA 2004 does not, since it does not have a method of dynamically opening and forwarding inward ports, (and no application filter was ever written for Facetime or VOIP-SIP). Is this correct? What features does the current version of Forefront have? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 218.214.18.240 (talk) 11:45, 5 June 2011 (UTC)

ISA Server 2004? Really? I don't about 2004 but 2006 did this. But our experiences won't count. We need reliable sources on this. Fortunately, there are a lot of books on ISA Server. Maybe you can find something on this in that Deb Schinder's book.
As for other features, it can be outfitted with a gateway antivirus and it caches BITS traffic. Fleet Command (talk) 18:07, 5 June 2011 (UTC)

HTTPS Inspection not mentioned[edit]

Why no mention of this key feature? Come to think of it, this article is pretty short and reads almost like a company white sheet in several paragraphs. Requesting expansion!  ;) 75.70.89.124 (talk) 21:02, 2 May 2013 (UTC)