Identifying your array deployment goals

Published: January 11, 2010

Updated: February 15, 2013

Applies To: Unified Access Gateway

The first step in planning and documenting your array design is to identify your deployment goals. You can prioritize and combine your deployment goals so that you understand what planning is involved in each goal, and know who in your organization should be involved in the Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) deployment planning.

The following table lists the possible deployment goals and their design requirements.


Deployment goal Design requirements

Deploy multiple Forefront UAG servers

Design requirements include:

  1. Deciding where to place the Forefront UAG servers in your corporate topology.

  2. Planning domain requirements.

  3. Planning network and routing requirements.

  4. Planning array account requirements.

Load balance traffic between Forefront UAG array servers

Design requirements include:

  • Deciding whether to use a hardware load balancer or integrated Network Load Balancing (NLB).

Next steps in planning your array design