The "IPv6 Test Lab Extension: Demonstrating an IPv6-only Environment" is now available

The Demonstrating an IPv6-only Environment extension for the IPv6 Test Lab is now available. With this extension, you reconfigure DC1, the native IPv6 router for the Corpnet and Corpnet2 subnets, to stop advertising address prefixes and act as a DHCPv6 server to assign IPv6 addresses and the IPv6 address of a DNS server (DC1). Then, you disable IPv4…

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New Test Lab Guide: Fabrikam Base Configuration published

Thanks to the efforts of my esteemed colleague Tom Shinder, the Test Lab Guide: Fabrikam Base Configuration is now available. This new test lab guide (TLG) extends the Base Configuration test lab by adding a second organization, the Fabrikam Corporation, to the test lab environment for modular TLGs or TLG stacks that demonstrate cross-organization IT capabilities. With the combination of…

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Test lab troubleshooting scenario example for DirectAccess published

In this blog post, I described the test lab troubleshooting scenario and how it can be used to extend a troubleshooting test lab guide (TLG) and teach people troubleshooting techniques while they are ramping up technically or evaluating a new product, technology, or feature. I just published DirectAccess client cannot detect the intranet due to incorrect…

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New Troubleshooting Test Lab Guide (TLG) template in the TechNet Wiki

A Troubleshooting TLG describes the troubleshooting tools for a technology, product, or solution and how they appear in a working test lab, then steps you through a set of troubleshooting scenarios. For an example, see the Test Lab Guide: Troubleshoot DirectAccess. A troubleshooting TLG is typically based on a test lab that is the result of a modular TLG. If you want to create…

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New Modular Test Lab Guide (TLG) template in the TechNet Wiki

A Modular Test Lab Guide (TLG) describes how to set up and demonstrate a technology, product, or multi-product or technology solution. For an example, see the Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate DirectAccess. A modular TLG can be based on the Base Configuration test lab or a test lab based on another modular TLG. If you want to create your own…

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DirectAccess test lab guides updated to support the new Base Configuration test lab

The two DirectAccess test lab guides (TLGs) to demonstrate DirectAccess and DirectAccess with Network Access Protection (NAP) have been updated to support the new Base Configuration test lab. The new structure and dependencies of these three documents can be best shown in the following figure.  You start with the Base Configuration test lab, which configures…

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The Base Configuration Test Lab: Wanna Make Something of IT?

The new Base Configuration test lab guide (TLG) provides instructions on how to configure the Base Configuration test lab, a simplified test lab network that emulates the Internet and a private intranet. Four server computers provide the networking, Active Directory, and Web infrastructure and a client computer that can attach to either network. The following…

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New DirectAccess test lab extension stub topics and test lab extension template in the TechNet Wiki

The following DirectAccess test lab extension stub topics in the TechNet Wiki are now available in the TechNet Wiki: Using Smart Cards for Additional Authorization Using Native IPv6 on the Corpnet Subnet Using Remote Access VPN in Parallel with DirectAccess Installing and Using the DirectAccess Connectivity Assistant (DCA) If you have any experience in configuring…

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New DirectAccess with NAP test lab document videos available

I recently recorded the following videos to introduce you to the new DirectAccess with Network Access Protection (NAP) test lab documents: ·    Overview of the Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate DirectAccess with NAP document The document is here. ·    Overview of the Test Lab Guide: Troubleshoot DirectAccess with NAP document The document is here. Enjoy!   Joe DaviesPrincipal…

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DirectAccess test lab discussion integrated into the DirectAccess guides

Test lab guides, currently known as “step-by-step” guides, provide instructions to configure a feature, technology, or product in a test lab with a minimum number of steps and computers. Based on the success (almost 40,000 successful downloads) and positive feedback on the DirectAccess test lab guide, I have integrated the discussion of the DirectAccess test…

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