Step-by-Step Guide for setting up DirectAccess in a test lab is now available

Are you curious about DirectAccess, the new feature in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 that provides transparent and automatic intranet access when roaming on the Internet? Answer: Yes, what a silly question! Do you want to see it working for yourself? Answer: Yes, right now as a matter of fact! Check out the…


Spotlight on Windows Firewall: Multiple Active Firewall Profiles in Windows

In today’s interconnected world, we’re always looking for better ways to protect our computers from the threats on the Internet. Windows Firewall is an important piece of armor to include in your security arsenal. Windows Firewall can swap the set of rules it uses based on the type of network to which it is connected. The…


IT professional resources for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 networking

Here are links to the IT professional content published by the Windows Server UA Networking team in the Windows Server 2008 TechCenter: “What’s New in Networking” topic at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd391869.aspx   “What’s New in Network Access Protection” topic at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd378823.aspx    “What’s New in Network Policy Server (NPS)” topic at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd391911.aspx “What’s New in DNS” topic…