As you may have heard, Microsoft killed its flagship reverse proxy product, Forefront Unified Access Gateway, back in December. Many organizations have used UAG to create DirectAccess tunnels as well as portals where applications could be securely accessed from all sorts of clients.
While UAG's capabilities were vast, it may have represented overkill for many applications, so Microsoft has built a capable, if less full-featured, successor into Windows Server 2012 R2. That's what this article is about.
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