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Windows SBS MVP Article: Deploying Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2006 with Windows Small Business Server 2008

Written by MVP Eriq Oliver Neale


Windows SBS 2008 customers can use ISA Server 2006 as the external firewall that protects the internal network. Read the document Deploying Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2006 with Windows Small Business Server 2008, written by Microsoft MVP Eriq Oliver Neale that outlines the steps necessary to install and configure ISA Server 2006 and to configure Windows SBS 2008 to work with ISA Server 2006 as the external firewall.


About the contributing author - Eriq Oliver Neale (Windows SBS MVP)

Eriq Oliver Neale is the owner of EON Consulting (, a small business technology consulting practice based in Denton, Texas. He is also a partner in Third Tier (, an organization that provides escalation support for IT organizations around the globe. Eriq is the lead author for “Windows Small Business Server 2008 Unleashed” and “Microsoft Small Business Server 2003 Unleashed”, both from Sams Publishing. He has served the IT industry for more than 20 years. Eriq got his start with DOS 2.1 and Novell 1.1 and has worked with various operating platforms over the course of his career including Microsoft, Apple, Novell, UNIX, Linux, VAX, and AS/400. Eriq specializes in providing integration solutions for different platforms. He was introduced to the Windows Small Business Server product line during a one-year stint of providing support for the product at Microsoft in Las Colinas, Texas. In addition to writing, Eriq maintains two blogs, one technical (, and one industry focused ( He also hosts a technology-focused weekly Internet radio program for small business owners at Eriq speaks regularly at industry conferences and user groups on a variety of SMB-related topics. He resides in Denton, Texas, with his wife and a menagerie of animals. When not in the SMB space, he attends collegiate sporting events, writes and records music, and enjoys reading mysteries.

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