When Good Network Location Servers Go Bad – Preparing Against NLS Failure

In a recent article on The Edge Man blog, I talked about the Network Location Server (NLS) and how it’s used to help the DirectAccess (DA) client determine if it’s on or off the corporate network. If you missed that article, or need a refresher, check it out at http://blogs.technet.com/tomshinder/archive/2010/04/02/directaccess-client-location-awareness-nrpt-name-resolution.aspx Now that you have a…

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DirectAccess Client Location Awareness – NRPT Name Resolution

(Discuss UAG DirectAccess issues on the TechNet Forums over at http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/forefrontedgeiag) In order for the DirectAccess (DA) client to determine whether to turn on it’s DirectAccess client configuration (which connects the DA client to the DA server), it must know if it is on the corporate network or not. If the DA client is not…

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