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Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2000

Version 3.0


Microsoft® Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2000 is an extensible platform that integrates firewall and cache features, and routes requests and responses between the Internet and client computers. ISA Server provides filtering to block access to specific sites, and uses network address translation (NAT) and other methods to enable secure access between an intranet and the Internet. This documentation includes information and libraries for developing firewall extensions, administration tools, security applications, and other components that integrate with and build on the ISA platform.

Where Applicable

ISA Server includes firewall services, advanced caching capabilities, packet filtering, and alerting. This documentation includes information relevant to developers wanting to extend these features.


The information in this documentation for ISA Server is relevant to programmers, system administrators, and tool vendors. To use this documentation programming experience in the following areas is desirable:

•Visual C++® or Visual Basic® applications

•Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript) or JScript®

Run-Time Requirements

To run ISA Server requires Microsoft Windows® 2000 Server.


General information about ISA Server.


How to use ISA Server.


Documentation of ISA Server administration COM objects, interfaces, structures, and enumerated types.


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