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Play by Play: Secure Remote Access with Windows Server 2012 R2

by Richard Hicks and Gary Eimerman

In this play-by-play we’re going to look at ways to use Windows Server 2012 Unified Remote Access Role to help us create secure access with the tools and licenses you already have in your Windows Server environment.

What you'll learn

More and more we’re finding our users and servers accessing resources that are on different networks than themselves. In some cases making sure this communication is secured has been difficult and/or an expensive problem to solve. Many times we address this security need with physical hardware and new licenses. Instead, in this play-by-play we’re going to look at ways to use Windows Server 2012 Unified Remote Access Role to help us create secure access with the tools and licenses you already have in your Windows Server environment.

About the authors

Richard M. Hicks (MCP, MCSE, MCTS, MCITP:EA, MCSA, MVP) is a network and information security expert specializing in Microsoft technologies. He is the founder and principal consultant of Richard M. Hicks Consulting, Inc. and is focused on helping organizations large and small implement DirectAccess, VPN, PKI, and a wide variety of networking and security solutions on Microsoft and third-party platforms. As a Microsoft Cloud and Datacenter MVP, he has traveled around the world speaking to n... more

Gary Eimerman is VP of IT Pro Content at Pluralsight. He brought his expertise over from TrainSignal, where he spent eight years helping to grow the company into the leader in online IT training. Gary has a B.B.A. in Management Information Systems from University of Iowa and brings hands-on experience with computer hardware, networking and administration, as well as a passion for education, to the Pluralsight team.

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