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Microsoft DirectAccess Best Practices and Troubleshooting by Jordan Krause

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Don't use the Getting Started Wizard!

For the purposes of this book, I do not have plans to walk through all of the configuration wizards and explain each and every step that will be taken while walking through those wizards. What I do want to accomplish is to take a minute and point out one critical note. Many of the DirectAccess "walk-through" or "Test Lab Guide" documents that exist will tell you at this point in the process to run the Remote Access Management console and launch that great Getting Started Wizard. You know, the one where you can "install DirectAccess in 3 clicks!" Please don't do this! I understand why they included this option, so that literally anybody with a mouse could get some semblance of DirectAccess up and running, but ...

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