Windows 7 DirectAccess is a great remote working technology, but services such as OCS and Lync are best accessed outside of the DA tunnel. This is configured using the NRPT to set exceptions and direct traffic to external Edge servers.
To go along with the release of Windows 7 last week, Microsoft have today released the Infrastructure Planning and Design guide (IPD) for DirectAccess.
Microsoft have just released a beta of the Infrastructure Planning and Design guide for DirectAccess.
A couple of weeks ago I was fortunate to be offered a place on a two day class at Microsoft to learn about the DirectAccess functionality of Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2. So what is Windows 7 DirectAccess?