Two new Windows Server 2012 R2 TLGs published!

Hey TLG and Windows Server 2012 R2 fans, Tim Quinn, author of the ever-popular Base Configuration TLG for Windows Server 2012, has informed me that there are two new TLGs for computers running Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1: Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Network Virtualization with System Center 2012 R2 VMM Demonstrate VPN…


"Windows Server: The Power of Integration" TechNet Magazine article highlights the value of Test Lab Guides

Windows Server: The Power of Integration in TechNet Magazine describes how you can use multiple features and technologies of the Windows client and server platforms to create new value in the form of a solution that addresses an IT capability or business need. This article highlights the DirectAccess with Network Access Protection (NAP) Solution guide that I authored…


"Community Test Lab Guide – Demonstrate Windows Server 2008 R2 VPN Reconnect" published by MVP Deb Shinder!

In the first of what we hope to be several high-quality test lab guides (TLGs) from the community, Microsoft MVP Deb Shinder has published Community Test Lab Guide – Demonstrate Windows Server 2008 R2 VPN Reconnect. In Deb’s own words: This community test lab guide will take you through the process of setting up the exciting…


CMAK Test Lab Extension and VPN Remote Access Portal page published

Greetings Keepers of the TLG Flame, Our community co-writer Fred Smithers has struck again, this time publishing the VPN Test Lab Extension: Using CMAK to Configure VPN Connections. This extension shows how you can quickly and easily use the Connection Manager Administration Kit (CMAK) in Windows Server 2008 R2 to create VPN connection profiles that…


Remote Access VPN Test Lab Extension: Adding IPv6 Connectivity

Just on a whim, I asked myself: How easy would it be to add IPv6 connectivity to the new Remote Access VPN Test Lab configured from the Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate Remote Access VPNs? The result, after a few hours effort, is the newly published Remote Access VPN Test Lab Extension: Adding IPv6 Connectivity. This…


Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate NAP for Remote Access VPN

The Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate NAP for Remote Access VPN (http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/test-lab-guide-demonstrate-nap-for-remote-access-vpn.aspx) is now available. This community-authored and published Test Lab Guide (TLG) from TechNet Wiki community member Fred Smithers uses the Base Configuration TLG and the Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate Remote Access VPNs to create a working test lab that demonstrates Network Access Protection (NAP) enforcement for remote access…


Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate Remote Access VPNs, our first community-authored modular TLG!

The Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate Remote Access VPNs (http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/test-lab-guide-demonstrate-remote-access-vpns.aspx) is now available. This is a community-authored and published Test Lab Guide (TLG) from TechNet Wiki community member Fred Smithers. It uses the Base Configuration TLG and the Routing and Remote Access service in Windows Server 2008 R2 on EDGE1 to create a working test lab for…