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Microsoft DirectAccess Best Practices and Troubleshooting by Jordan Krause

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Time for certificates

Your server is almost ready to service DirectAccess connections! The last thing we want to do before adding the Remote Access role is to put all of our certificates into place on the server. We will talk more extensively about certificates and what options are available to us in Chapter 2, DirectAccess Environmental Best Practices, but in almost every implementation there are two certificates with which you want to be concerned at this point.

Installing the IP-HTTPS SSL certificate

For the purposes of this book, we're not going to talk much about what IP-HTTPS is, but the key for this section is that we need an SSL certificate installed onto the DirectAccess server that is going to validate the connections coming in. Any time ...

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