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Microsoft DirectAccess Best Practices and Troubleshooting by Jordan Krause

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Adding static routes

At this point, the astute among you are saying, "Wait a minute, we only put a default gateway on the External NIC, not on the Internal. My network is comprised of many internal subnets, and this server isn't going to be able to contact any of those subnets without a default gateway!" You are absolutely correct. Because we can only have one default gateway and it must go on the external interface, we have to define our internal network manually, through the use of the Windows routing table. Your server will automatically have access to resources that are in the same subnet that you are physically connected to, so if your IP address is 192.168.1.10 and your whole network is a flat 192.168.1.0/24, then there is nothing you have ...

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