Configuring DirectAccess with the Getting Started Wizard
Configuring DirectAccess with the Remote Access Setup Wizard
Provisioning DirectAccess Clients
Supporting Windows 7 Clients
Apr 13, 2017
With today's highly mobile workplace, providing secure remote access for workers is crucial to supporting the highest levels of productivity in the organization. In addition, administrators are seeking better ways to more effectively manage the field-based assets. DirectAccess, with its seamless and transparent always-on remote connectivity, can help you meet both of these requirements. In this course, Planning and Implementing DirectAccess with Windows Server 2016, you will learn how to plan and implement DirectAccess with Windows Server 2016. First, you will choose the best networking topology for DirectAccess. Next, you will install and configure DirectAccess using implementation and security best practices. You will follow with provisioning Windows 10 and 7 clients. With DirectAccess, you have access to the corporate network whenever you have a connection to the Internet, and you can access internal resources outside of the network the same way as you do inside. With consistent network access, IT administrators have a better view of and control over managed Windows clients configuration and security posture. By the end of this course, you will have an understanding of DirectAccess and how it can be implemented with Windows Server 2016.
Course Overview Hi everyone, my name is Richard Hicks and welcome to my course, Planning and Implementing DirectAccess with Windows Server 2016. I am the founder and principal consultant at Richard M. Hicks Consulting. With today's highly mobile workforce, providing secure remote access for workers is crucial to supporting the highest levels of productivity in the organization. In addition, administrators are seeking better ways to more effectively manage their field based assets. DirectAccess can help you meet both of those requirements and more. This course will provide you with a high-level overview of direct access, and the Windows platform technologies that it comprises. You will learn how to prepare your infrastructure to support DirectAccess, and how to select the best network topology for the solution. You'll also learn how to install and configure DirectAccess using implementation and security best practices, and how to provision Windows 10 clients. In addition, you will understand the unique requirements and potential drawbacks for supporting Windows 7 on DirectAccess. Some of the major topics we will cover include infrastructure requirements to support DirectAccess, DirectAccess configuration options, provisioning Windows 10 clients, and supporting Windows 7 clients. By the end of this course, you'll know how to plan for an implement a secure remote access solution using DirectAccess on Windows Server 2016. Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with basic Windows Server and Active Directory administration, DNS and name resolution, and IPv4 networking. Familiarity with Active Directory Certificate Services is helpful too. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn DirectAccess with Planning and Implementing DirectAccess with Windows Server 2016, at Pluralsight.