Reverse Proxy Pfsense, How To Use Basic

Reverse proxy fo Exchange 2013

Hello Ayoub,

No problem, it's a shame we couldn't get it to work straight out of the box, I'm a consultant / windows system administrator and also do some network administration on the side and have a few small business customers.

I'm all for opensource, if this had worked I would've recommended them pfsense as a possible firewall replacement, much less costs compared to buying a juniper or cisco box buying licenses to unlock features.

With pfsense you get a lot of features for free, openvpn, squid, vlan's, snort, although getting everything working correctly can be a challenge, I'm still learning as we go, I would have opted for paid pfsense support though just in case .

That's correct, windows server 2012r2 has a web application proxy built in, I have it configured at a customer working as a reverse proxy for exchange and lync, it just works, however it will cost you 2 extra windows server 2012r2 licenses if you're still running on physical machines, only 1 windows 2012r2 standard license is required when running virtual.

You have to be aware that you need 2 servers, 1 serves as the web application proxy at the perimeter network and 1 adfs server for authentication on the internal network, eventhough you're using passthrough mode instead of claims based you have to have an adfs server, I only have experience with the former.

There's plenty of walkthroughs on the web, however if you have any questions setting up a windows wap, adfs server I will be here to answer any of your questions.