Array planning guide
Published: January 11, 2010
Updated: February 1, 2010
Applies To: Unified Access Gateway
Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) provides a gateway for remote employees, mobile workers, partners, and other third-parties to access corporate applications and resources via a Forefront UAG website or portal.
About this guide
This array design guide is designed to help you to identify your array deployment goals, and to map your goals to a design.
The guide is intended for the system administrator or system architect who is responsible for the design and deployment of multiple Forefront UAG servers. It is assumed that the reader of this guide is familiar with the concepts of high availability, network design and setup, and load balancing.
To begin the Forefront UAG array design process, you must first identify your array deployment goals. After evaluating these goals, you can select an array design that meets your deployment objectives.
Use this guide to:
Understand array and load balancing concepts. For information, see Introduction to array design.
Identify your array deployment goals from a predefined list of possible deployment goals. For information, see Identifying your array deployment goals.
Understand the array design requirements for each deployment goal. For information, see Mapping your deployment goals to an array design.