Templates and Accounting Improvements for Network Policy Server (NPS) in Windows Server 2008 R2, The Cable Guy article for August 2010

The Cable Guy article for August 2010, titled “Templates and Accounting Improvements for Network Policy Server (NPS) in Windows Server 2008 R2,” is now available. This article describes the new templates feature and the enhancements to accounting in the NPS service in Windows Server 2008 R2. NPS is Microsoft’s Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS) server and…

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Connecting to Wireless Networks with Windows 7, The Cable Guy article for July 2010

The Cable Guy article for July 2010, titled “Connecting to Wireless Networks with Windows 7,” is now available. This article describes the various ways you can connect to wireless networks and configure and manage wireless network profiles in Windows 7. For a listing of the most recent The Cable Guy articles, click here. If you have an idea…

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DirectAccess with Network Access Protection (NAP), The Cable Guy article for June 2010

The Cable Guy article for June 2010, titled “DirectAccess with Network Access Protection (NAP),” is now available. This article includes a detailed discussion of the different Internet Protocol security (IPsec) tunnels that DirectAccess clients use and how to configure DirectAccess connection security rules to enforce system health requirements before allowing access to the intranet. For a listing of the…

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Changes to the DNS Client Service in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, The Cable Guy article for May 2010

The Cable Guy article for May 2010, titled “Changes to the DNS Client Service in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2,” is now available. Changes to the DNS Client service include new name devolution behavior, the Name Resolution Policy Table (NRPT), and DNS Security (DNSSEC). For a listing of the most recent The Cable Guy articles, click…


Support pages for The Cable Guy column are back on the grid

The following support pages for TechNet’s The Cable Guy column are once again available for your viewing pleasure: ·         TechNet’s The Cable Guy Column Lists the most recent articles. Updated for each new article. ·         About The Cable Guy Describes the work of The Cable Guy (yours truly). ·         The Cable Guy – Column Archives…

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Network Diagnostics and Tracing in Windows 7, The Cable Guy article for April 2010

The Cable Guy article for April 2010, titled “Network Diagnostics and Tracing in Windows 7,” is now available. Diagnostics for networking issues in WIndows 7 is now integrated into the notification area, the Troubleshooting item in Control Panel, and network tracing using Event Tracing for Windows (ETW). For a listing of the most recent The Cable Guy articles,…

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Network Location Detection for DirectAccess, The Cable Guy article for March 2010

The Cable Guy article for March 2010, titled “Network Location Detection for DirectAccess,” is now available. Network location detection allows a DirectAccess client to determine when it is connected to its intranet. This article provides an overview of name resolution and network location detection for DirectAccess clients and how to plan for network location detection in your network….

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The Cable Guy article for February 2010 published

The Cable Guy article in the February 2010 issue of TechNet Magazine online, titled “The Name Resolution Policy Table,” is now available. The latest versions of Windows use the Name Resolution Policy Table (NRPT) to specify special handling of DNS queries for DirectAccess and DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC). This article provides an overview of the NRPT, how…

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The Cable Guy article for January 2010 published

The Cable Guy article in the January 2010 issue of TechNet Magazine online, titled “End-to-End WAN Optimization with BranchCache,” is now available. The latest versions of Windows use BranchCache to reduce utilization of wide area network links. This article describes BranchCache operation and security. For a listing of the most recent The Cable Guy articles, click…

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The Cable Guy article for July 2009 published

The Cable Guy article in the July 2009 issue of TechNet Magazine online, titled “Support for IPv6 in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7,” is now available. The latest versions of Windows leverage IPv6 to create new productivity and connectivity solutions. This article describes HomeGroup, DirectAccess, and the enhancements for IPv6 transition technologies. For a…

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