Guest post: Creating a portable demonstration environment to showcase Gemalto’s OTP Windows logon with DirectAccess on a Windows 8 tablet

Today’s guest blog post comes from Matthias Büchner and Michael Hutchinson, Pre-Sales and Software Engineers at Gemalto, a leader in digital security. Microsoft has a long history with Gemalto as they have been using Gemalto smart cards as a corporate badge since 2005 for login into Windows, VPN access, to sign and encrypt emails but…


Test Lab Guide integration with core product documentation

Although Test Lab Guides (TLGs) are a valuable tool for quickly getting some configuration and demonstration hands-on experience when performing an evaluation of a product or technology, they can be used for much more. For example, for DirectAccess in Windows Server 2008 R2, I built out the DirecAccess test lab environment and then used it as a…


Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate UAG SP1 RC DirectAccess with Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP) and Remote Desktop Gateway (RDG) Now Available

For all your Test Lab Guide fans – I’m happy to announce that we’ve released the new Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate UAG SP1 RC DirectAccess with Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP) and Remote Desktop Gateway (RDG). This was a great Test Lab Guide to create. Why? First, it includes a number of technologies co-located on…


Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate UAG DirectAccess with SSTP

I’m happy to announce that we released the Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate UAG DirectAccess with SSTP Test Lab Guide today. You can find this Test Lab Guide at: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=206283 This Test Lab Guide provides you with step by step instructions on how to configure a combined UAG DirectAccess and SSTP server role. This is a…


DirectAccess Test Lab Guides Now Listed on Main TechNet DirectAccess Page

A great place to start learning about a new product or technology is to start on the main TechNet page for that product or technology. For that reason, we’ve decided to include links to all the DirectAccess Test Lab Guides on the main TechNet portal page for DirectAccess. We’ll continue to update this page as…


Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate UAG SP1 RC DirectAccess Force Tunneling

The Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate UAG SP1 RC DirectAccess Force Tunneling test lab guide was released today. This Test Lab Guide walks you through a new feature included with UAG SP1 that provides a convenient user interface to configure force tunneling for UAG DirectAccess clients. Download the Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate UAG SP1 RC DirectAccess…