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I hope that this question has not been asked as I've spent a couple of days googling around trying to find a solution.

I have one computer that needs to download from Adobe Cloud to install applications like Photoshop etc...

The issue I'm having is that Adobe uses a download manager program (AdobeApplicationManager.exe) that just keeps incrementing the time left on the download of any app like Photoshop.

Is there a way to allow just the download manager from that one computer to bypass any filtering settings in Forefront TMG 2010?

I have very little knowledge of servers / ISA servers / Forefront TMG and have been thrown into this position by luck I guess.

Any help with this would be highly appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

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You've got TMG set to inspect downloads (ie Scan for Malware). You need to disable that for the Adobe downloads to work correctly. Side note: You don't have to use Adobe's Updater, you can just download the update files from Adobe too.

From Technet - Defining exemptions to malware inspection

To specify destinations and sources exempt from malware inspection

  1. In the Forefront TMG Management console, in the tree, click the Web Access Policy node.

  2. On the Tasks tab, click Configure Malware Inspection.

  3. Click the Destination Exceptions tab or the Source Exceptions tab, and then click Add.

  4. In the Add Network Entities dialog box, click New, and then select the exempted network objects. You can specify an entire network, computers or IP addresses, or domain name sets and URL sets. If you select domain names, ensure they can be resolved by Domain Name System (DNS).

  5. To modify the default domain set (destination exemptions only) or other exempted network objects, select the appropriate entry, and then click Edit.

  6. To remove sites from the exemption list, select the appropriate entry, and then click Remove.

  7. When you have finished, click OK, and then on the Apply Changes bar, click Apply.

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Thank you, that worked perfectly. –  user1006272 Nov 21 '12 at 3:00

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