Archive | February, 2014

DirectAccess Client Troubleshooting tool!

Exciting news for today!  Some of my colleagues who work a lot with DirectAccess have released a new public DirectAccess Client Troubleshooting Tool.  This works on Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 DirectAccess client machines.  If you plan to install this on a Windows 7 client, be sure you also install the .NET framework 4.0 as […]

DirectAccess Client Troubleshooting Guide

Welcome back!  So a common request from many people working with DirectAccess is a nice step-by-step guide you can follow to troubleshoot DirectAccess client connectivity issues.  I’ve worked with quite a few customers over the years doing DirectAccess installs and have done my fair share of troubleshooting connectivity issues.  The guide I’ve presented below covers […]

NRPT hotfix for Windows 7, 8, 2008 R2, and 2012

Hi again fellow DirectAccess admins!  This week I wanted to let everyone know about a recent hotfix we’ve published to correct an issue that some of you might hit in a large DirectAccess configuration.  The Name Resolution Policy Table (NRPT) is a pivotal function included in the Windows 7 and 2008 R2 onwards that provides […]