Category Archives: TMG 2010

Forefront TMG Issue with Office Web Apps Server

Being able to present a PowerPoint slide deck using Skype for Business or Lync 2013 always adds the wow factor to any demo I have done. It is quite hard to not be impressed. Microsoft have made the Skype for Business meeting experience to feel like everything is exactly where is should be. Using an Office Web Apps Server with Skype for Business, it is possible for PowerPoint slides to be presented in web conferences to their full extent.

Despite the announcement from Microsoft of the end-of-life for Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010, I am finding it is still in wide use and is supported until 2020.

Taking over support for a client, an issue that had been presented when an external Skype for Business user shared a PowerPoint Slide deck, immediately was reported. Symptoms were that it appeared to be copying the slide deck up as normal, displayed a blank slide deck, and then presented the client with an error:

Either the network connection has been lost or the server is busy. Please check your network connection.

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