DirectAccess Test Lab for Windows Server 2008 R2

DirectAccess Test Lab for Windows Server 2008 R2

The DirectAccess test lab for Windows Server 2008 R2 is a test lab that you configure with 6 physical or virtual computers to demonstrate the DirectAccess functionality that is included in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 (Enterprise or Ultimate).

The following figure shows the setup of the DirectAccess test lab.

  

To configure the DirectAccess test lab, see the Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate DirectAccess. For a short video overview of the test lab and this guide, click here.

The DirectAccess test lab requires the Base Configuration test lab.

To learn about DirectAccess troubleshooting tools and techniques in the DirectAccess test lab, see the Test Lab Guide: Troubleshoot DirectAccess. For a short video overview of this guide, click here.

DirectAccess Test Lab Extensions

Test lab extensions contain procedures to demonstrate additional DirectAccess functionality in a working DirectAccess test lab. The following DirectAccess test lab extensions are available:

The following stub topics for additional DirectAccess test lab extensions are available:  

DirectAccess Test Lab Troubleshooting Scenarios

Test lab troubleshooting scenarios contain procedures to practice troubleshooting techniques in a test lab. The following DirectAccess test lab troubleshooting scenarios are available:

DirectAccess with Network Access Protection (NAP)

To demonstrate the functionality of NAP in the DirectAccess test lab, see Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate DirectAccess with Network Access Protection (NAP).  For a short video overview of this guide, click here.

To learn about NAP troubleshooting tools and techniques in the DirectAccess with NAP test lab, see the Test Lab Guide: Troubleshoot DirectAccess with NAP.  For a short video overview of this guide, click here.

The following figure shows the  DirectAccess for WIndows Server 2008 R2 TLG stack (click on it to see a larger version).
 


DirectAccess with Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010

To demonstrate DirectAccess with Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) 2010 in a test lab, see Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate Forefront UAG DirectAccess.

Sharing Your Experiences 

If you have configured the DirectAccess test lab and would like to share your experiences, workarounds, or best practices with others, edit the Experiences with the DirectAccess Test Lab for Windows Server 2008 R2 TechNet Wki topic.

 

 

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