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Strange Behavor in ISA 2006

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Last Modified: 2013-12-04
Just installed ISA on a Windows Server 2003 at home.  The server is running RRAS in NAT mode and Exchange 2003.  All is working well, and that's the problem.

I have had to open several ports in ISA to allow e-mail and the such like, Including my 3 web sites that IIS hosts.  For FTP I *HAD* to create a Server Publishing Rule to allow 21 inbound. I tryed a access rule but it didn't work, but when I setup ports 80 and 443 I created a Access rule (by mistake) , and this worked as well.

I am a little confused with this, hence the post here.

A little background on the config.

SMTP - Torrent - FTP server (All running  Server Publishing Rule)
HTTP - HTTPS (All running Access rule)

Should I use the Exchange Web Client Access Wizard for OWA and the Web Sites Wizard for IIS ?  If yes, any ideas on how to set it up as its not working for me when I finish the wizard.

I use my own in house SSL cert as well,

This is a home setup and not a business machine (but my own subscription to technet)

Thanks all

Regards

DiGRem2k
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Actually sounds OK. Bear in mind that INBOUND (initiated from the Internet) do not access rules in NAT relationships - those are for when Route relationships are used. For NAT inbound you use the publishing rules - so you have it right.
A publishing rule will also be required for both the web and smtp traffic.

For outbound access rules, you need dns, http/https, ftp and smtp - based on what you tell us.



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Excuse me.. RRAS in NAT mode? You mean ISA (internal to external) in NAT mode or your have set RRAS?!?! (ISA conflicts with RRAS)
Keith AlabasterEnterprise Architect
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Bottom line - it is decided from the  firewall template you used.

If you selected the front firewall template, this will have installed ISA with a NAt relationship between the internal and external nic; if you selected backend firewall it will have created a route relationship between the two interfaces.

(gui - configuration - networks - network rules)

Keith AlabasterEnterprise Architect
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Thanks :)
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