I’ve just installed and configured Microsoft ISA 2006 server in Windows Server 2003 in VirtualBox. The topology is as follow:
Installation of Windows Server 2003 and ISA Server 2006 are quite straight forward. If you have experience installing any Microsoft Operating system and know how to install software, you should not experience any issue here.
I’ve found a number of very good tutorial below even for beginner as screenshot is provided with explanation.
ISA Server 2006: Installing ISA 2006 Enterprise Edition (beta) in a Unihomed Workgroup Configuration
ISA Firewall Quick Tip : Installing ISA Server 2006 Remotely
Step by Step Guide Installing ISA 2006 Enterprise Edition Part 4
Getting started with Microsoft ISA Server 2006, Part I: Installation
ISA Server 2006 Standard Edition Installation Guide
Once the installation completed, I’ve performed ping test to both interfaces in ISA Server to make sure the client can communicate well with Windows Server 2003.
However, I was unable to ping them once ISA installation has completed. This is because ISA will block all ICMP traffic by default.
How to enable ping in ISA Server 2006?
Currently I’m able to ping from Client to internal interface of the ISA, but still having a problem to ping to the external.