Tag Archives: Hotfix

New Windows 8.1 IP-HTTPS proxy hotfix

Just off the press, we just released a new Windows 8.1 IP-HTTPS hotfix.  This hotfix is meant to address Windows 8.1 clients that are not able to connect via IP-HTTPS when behind a proxy server that requires authentication.  In order to hit the issue, you must have only one certificate in the local computer store.  […]

Windows 8/8.1 Disabling NRPT Hotfix

Today brings a new DirectAccess hotfix for Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 computers. This hotfix was just released and is meant to allow your Windows 8/8.1 systems to be able to unload the Name Resolution Policy Table (NRPT) in case your Network Location Server (NLS) becomes unavailable. Without this hotfix when your internal NLS goes […]

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 […]

New hotfix for Remote Assistance with Windows 7 DirectAccess clients!

I’m happy to announce we have just released a new hotfix specifically for Remote Assistance on Windows 7 DirectAccess clients!  I’ve actually encountered this issue with a few DirectAccess deployments and some of you have dropped comments asking about a solution. The core of the issue is that Remote Assistance in Windows 7 would only […]

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Your DirectAccess pre-setup checklist

Hi There!  Welcome to the first posting on our new blog site, DirectAccessGuide.com We hope our combined documented knowledge of the DirectAccess technology we plan to share in the future will be a valuable resource in your DirectAccess toolkit moving forward.  Please come back regularly as we will have a team of other Microsoft engineers […]