Blocking MSN Messenger from ISA 2000 Server – Part II

Continuing from my previous post, I found another easy-cheeky way to block MSN Messenger from ISA 2000 Server in Cached Mode or Integrated Mode. All you have to do is create a Site and Content Rule to block the *.msgr.hotmail.com destination set. Procedure 1. Create a new destination set for “*.msgr.hotmail.com“. To create a destination set, follow the procedure; To create a destination set –  Click Start, point to Programs, point to Microsoft ISA Server, and then click ISA Management In the console tree of ISA Management, right-click Destination Sets, point to New, and then click Set. For array policy … Continue reading Blocking MSN Messenger from ISA 2000 Server – Part II

Blocking MSN Messenger from ISA 2000 Server – Part I

Yesterday I was trying to block MSN Messenger from ISA 2000 Server in Cached mode.  I have done that before on ISA 2000 Server in Integrated mode using MSNIM.vbs script available from ISA Server Tools Repository – http://isatools.org/ (Thanks Jim for excellent tools site). When I ran the script, it gives the following message; Creating (or updating) the FW App SettingsCreating (or updating) the protocol definitionCreating (or updating) the protocol ruleError 0x80040361; At least one protocol must be specified. – while trying to set ISA up for MSN Messenger I quickly wrote to ISA Server guru Jim Harrison and he … Continue reading Blocking MSN Messenger from ISA 2000 Server – Part I