You can’t have too many friends, and if you’re a TMG firewall, you can use all the friends you can get – because the bad guys are definitely mad at you for being the most secure firewall on the market today!
OK, enough of the TMG firewall love-fest. What’s this PAL for the TMG firewall I’m talking about? In this case, the TMG firewall’s PAL is the Performance Analysis of Logs tool.
Using PAL, you can greatly simplify the process of configuring PerfMon and analyzing the log output from your PerfMon runs.
For all the details, check out this great two part series by Richard Hicks, Forefront Edge MVP, on how to use PAL to troubleshoot your TMG firewall at:
DEBRA LITTLEJOHN SHINDER
MVP (Enterprise Security)