Solved

Adding a new NIC to Forefront TMG 2010

Posted on 2012-04-12
6
2,265 Views
Last Modified: 2012-04-19
Hi there,

after installing Forefront TMG 2010 we now want to configure ISP-Failover. We choosed the configuration as Edge Firewall, so there is one internal and one external NIC. It is a virtual server on VMWare ESX 4.1.

The problem is that we need another external NIC for the second ISP. We have added a new NIC to the server, but Forefront does not recognize it. There are only the both initial NICs available.

How can we add the third NIC to the configuration of the TMG?

Best regards, Ralph
0
Comment
Question by:maxworx
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
  • 2
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:jpvargassoruco
ID: 37837570
Just to understand better,
You added a Hardware NIC to the Host Server.
Then you Need to add a Virtual NIC to the Virtual TMG. This Virtual NIC needs to be associated to the Hardware NIC.
Is this correct?
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:maxworx
ID: 37837781
No we only added a virtual NIC to the virtual server, not to the ESX host. The OS Windows Server 2008 R2 recognizes the card, but Forefront does not.
0
 
LVL 2

Assisted Solution

by:jpvargassoruco
jpvargassoruco earned 250 total points
ID: 37838168
I remember that I needed two restarts to make this Work.
One to install the Virtual NIC and the Second for TMG.

I recommend that you Follow this article.
http://www.isaserver.org/tutorials/microsoft-forefront-tmg-isp-redundancy-mode.html
0
Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 
LVL 51

Accepted Solution

by:
Keith Alabaster earned 250 total points
ID: 37838902
Have you restarted the virtual server?
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:maxworx
ID: 37865794
Yes we restarted the server and now it works so far. We just wanted to check if a restart is necessary. So thank you for your help!
0
 
LVL 51

Expert Comment

by:Keith Alabaster
ID: 37867044
Welcome :)
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Subnet Calculator

The subnet calculator helps you design networks by taking an IP address and network mask and returning information such as network, broadcast address, and host range.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

ISA Server detected routes through the network adapter LAN that do not correlate with the network to which this network adapter belongs What does this mean and how can one go about correcting it? In simple terms, this error message indicates t…
Forefront is the brand name for Microsoft's major security product. Forefront covers a number of specific security areas and has 'swallowed' a number of applications under this umbrella including Antigen, ISA Server, the Integrated Access Gateway (t…
Attackers love to prey on accounts that have privileges. Reducing privileged accounts and protecting privileged accounts therefore is paramount. Users, groups, and service accounts need to be protected to help protect the entire Active Directory …
Are you ready to implement Active Directory best practices without reading 300+ pages? You're in luck. In this webinar hosted by Skyport Systems, you gain insight into Microsoft's latest comprehensive guide, with tips on the best and easiest way…

737 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question