What's new in Forefront UAG Service Pack 1

Updated: February 15, 2013

This topic summarizes the main features of Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) Service Pack 1 (SP1). For a comparison of Forefront UAG and Forefront UAG SP1 DirectAccess features, see Comparing Forefront UAG DirectAccess RTM and SP1.

Deployment Feature Details

Installation and network configuration

Software installation

Service Pack 1 (SP1) is provided as follows:

  1. As a service pack update that can be installed on existing Forefront UAG servers.

  2. As a complete application that includes Forefront UAG and SP1. For more information, see Installing SP1 for Forefront UAG 2010.

Modifying IP internal addresses

From SP1 onwards, modifying internal IP addresses is supported.

Application publishing

SharePoint 2010

Forefront UAG SP1 supports publishing SharePoint Server 2010 (first introduced in Forefront UAG Update 1). For more information, see the SharePoint publishing solution guide.

Rights Management Services (RMS)

In Service Pack One, any SharePoint libraries protected with Information Rights Management (IRM) using Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) can be accessed through Forefront UAG. To access IRM libraries through Forefront UAG, you must publish your SharePoint server and your AD RMS server. For more information, see Publishing an AD RMS server.In addition, Exchange mail services that you publish through Forefront UAG can also be protected by IRM using AD RMS. IRM can be used to protect e-mail messages and attachments. For more information, see Publishing an AD RMS server.

AD FS 2.0

In Service Pack 1, you can provide remote and partner employees with access to your published applications using Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) 2.0 (in addition to AD FS 1.0). For more information, see Overview of AD FS 2.0.

Forefront UAG Update 1 and Update 2

Forefront UAG Update 1 and Update 2 integration

Features introduced in Forefront UAG Update 1 and Update 2 are integrated into Service Pack 1. For more information, see What's new in Forefront UAG Update 1.