Setting up the File Access application
Published: January 11, 2010
Updated: February 15, 2013
Applies To: Unified Access Gateway
Some of the Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010 SP3 features discussed in this article may be deprecated and may be removed in subsequent releases. For a complete list of deprecated features, see Features Deprecated in Forefront UAG SP3.
Using Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG), you can publish the File Access and Local Drive Mapping applications in your portal trunk to allow remote users to access corporate file systems on the internal network.
The following topics describe how to prepare file servers and shares for remote access:
Configuring Local Drive Mapping—How to configure the Local Drive Mapping application, which provides access to Windows shared network folders.
Configuring File Access—How to configure the File Access application, which provides access to Windows network servers and Novell NetWare file servers.
Configuring file server and share permissions—After configuring Local Drive Mapping and File Access, you can configure permissions to specify which remote users can access mapped drives and file access servers.
Publishing File Access and Local Drive Mapping applications—After configuring local drive mapping and file access, you can publish the File Access application in a Forefront UAG portal.