Forefront Unified Access Gateway

Does Forefront Unified Access Gateway provide a tapping point for decrypting its SSL sessions comparable to a ngfw?
harveystephenbAsked:
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BembiCEOCommented:
Do you mean HTTPS inspection? Stateful packet inspection?
Yes, it can,


But aware of this:
http://blogs.technet.com/b/server-cloud/archive/2013/12/17/important-changes-to-the-forefront-product-line.aspx
harveystephenbAuthor Commented:
No I mean can a tap be engineered where the data encrypted in SSL can be unencrypted and seen directly.
BembiCEOCommented:
I understand your explanation to have something like a live view for a admin into encrypted traffic?

Lets say, in theory there maybe a possibility, because TMG decrypts the traffic for inspection and encrypts it again. But never seen a real solution and even this would be a legal violation in some countries (at least for live traffic). So I guess vendors of fw solution would limit their selling opportunities with a built in functionally.

Due to this, I'm quite sure that the ngfw never would define a direct user view into encrypted traffic. It defines more a level 4-7 inspection of traffic for the engine to identify threats an attacks encapsulated into encrypted traffic. TMG supports most of such definitions with the exception of application recognition.

For troubleshooting, wireshark is mostly used a far as you have access to the private key.

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