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Implementing DirectAccess with Windows Server 2016 by Richard M. Hicks

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© Richard M. Hicks 2016

Richard M. Hicks, Implementing DirectAccess with Windows Server 2016, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2059-7_1

1. DirectAccess Overview

Richard M. Hicks

(1)Rancho Santa Margarita, California, USA

The Unified Remote Access Role in Windows Server 2016 includes several remote access technologies. This book will focus on one of them—DirectAccess. For many years, Virtual Private Networking (VPN) has been the de facto standard for providing secure remote access, and is likely familiar to most system administrators today. VPN use in Windows networks has been around for quite some time, with roots dating back to Windows NT 4.0. By comparison, DirectAccess is a relative newcomer. It was first introduced with Windows Server 2008 R2, and has since ...

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