Comparing DirectAccess DMZ and Edge Deployments

Introduction When DirectAccess was first introduced with Windows Server 2008 R2, it required the server to be configured with two network interfaces that used two consecutive public IPv4 addresses which were assigned to the external interface. This was a source of concern for many security administrators, as the DirectAccess server must be joined to the… Continue reading Comparing DirectAccess DMZ and Edge Deployments

Migrating Forefront UAG DirectAccess to Celestix E Series

DirectAccess has been around for many years. It was first introduced in Windows Server 2008 R2, but was never widely deployed because it required organizations to deploy IPv6 internally. An IPv6 deployment is not trivial, and this technical hurdle prevented the wide adoption of this new remote access technology. Eventually Microsoft released Forefront Unified Access… Continue reading Migrating Forefront UAG DirectAccess to Celestix E Series