Getting Started with Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010, Part 7: Web Access Wizard

Web Access Wizard

On this part, you will see how to configure web access policy for your organization. Forefront TMG 2010 provides web access policy wizard which helps you to create default web access rule on Forefront TMG server.

Step-by-step

  1. To run web access policy wizard, select Web Access Policy on Forefront TMG Management. Click Configure Web Access Policy as in the figure below. If you continue from the previous part, just skip to next step.
    Configure Web Access Policy
  2. On Welcome to the Web Access Policy Wizard, click Next.
    Welcome to the Web Access Policy Wizard
  3. On Web Access Policy Rules, select Yes, create a rule blocking the minimum recommended URL categories to let the wizard create access rule to block pre-defined URL categories, such as gambling, illegal drugs, malicious, etc.
    Note: This is just URL categories only, no URL is blocked yet.
    Web Access Policy Rules
  4. On Blocked Web Destinations, you can add or remove URL categories that are being blocked.
    Customize Blocked Web Destinations Part-6-01
  5. On Malware Inspection Settings, you have to choose whether to enable malware inspection on rules that will be created by the wizard. It is recommend to enable this feature. You can also blocked downloading encrypted archived file by tick Block encrypted archives box.
    Enable Malware Inspection
  6. On HTTPS Inspection Settings, you have to choose whether to enable HTTPS inspection and site certificate validation.
    Configure HTTP Inspection
  7. On Web Cache Configuration, you can configure web cache for Forefront TMG 2010. Cache is limit to 64 GB per partition. To enable cache, tick Enable the default Web caching rule box and click Cache Drives.
    On Define Cache Drives, select drive/partition that you want and enter size in MB and click Set.
    Configure Web Cache Configure Web Cache - Select Drive and Size
  8. On Completing the Web Access Policy Wizard, click Finish.
    Completing the Web Access Policy Wizard
  9. You have to apply changes in order to save any change and configuration made by web access policy wizard. Select Firewall Policy page and click Apply on top of the page.
    Apply Changes
  10. On Forefront TMG Warning, select Save the changes and restart the services to make changes applied to the server now. Then on Configuration Change Description, you can enter description for this changes. On Saving Change Configuration, click OK.
    Forefront TMG Warning - Save Changes and Restart Services Define Change Description Saving Change Configuration
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  1. shahid September 8, 2015

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