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FIX: The Firewall service may stop responding to all traffic on a server that is running Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010
Article ID: 2705829 - View products that this article applies to.
Consider the following scenario:
In this scenario, the Firewall service (Wspsrv.exe) in Forefront TMG may stop responding to all traffic until the Firewall service or the server is restarted.
This problem occurs because the call to the WriteClient API from a third-party web filter may cause a deadlock situation that blocks all worker threads in the Firewall service.
To resolve this problem, install the hotfix package that is described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2689195/ )Rollup 2 for Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010 Service Pack 2
To work around this problem, use one of the following methods:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 2705829 - Last Review: May 4, 2012 - Revision: 1.0