The Windows Server 2012 Simplified DirectAccess Wizard Overview (Part 1)

by Deb Shinder
Sept. 1, 2017 0 comments TechGenix Apps & Hardening windows server security

When it comes to remote access security solutions, it’s hard to find a better solution than Microsoft DirectAccess. DirectAccess solves the most important problems we’ve faced in the past when it comes to providing a secure, transparent and reliable connection for external users to access internal network resources. However, getting there has been something of a challenge. If your first taste of DirectAccess was with Windows Server 2008 R2, you might have felt like a kid who went to the circus to see the “naked lady.” You saw the paintings outside the circus tent and you were anxious to finally see her in person – until you actually got into the tent and discovered things aren’t always what they’ve been hyped up to be. That is how you might have felt after you tried to get the DA feature in Windows Server 2008 R2 to work. It sounded great, but there were so many limitations and so many complex manual requirements that you came away from the experience feeling as if you’d been the v...