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Microsoft DirectAccess Best Practices and Troubleshooting by Jordan Krause

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Summary

ISATAP is typically misunderstood, and I hope this chapter has given you some straight-shooting information about its use in the real world. Many IPv6 guys consider ISATAP to be the red-headed stepchild of IPv6, but the reality is that there are many more companies today and in the future who are going to be running ISATAP environments, rather than real IPv6 environments. Once you know how to make ISATAP work for you and do what you want, it's really quite a useful tool. To anyone reading this that already has DirectAccess implemented in your network, check DNS for the existence of a record named ISATAP. If it exists, please take the time to delete it and set it up right, as per the instructions in this chapter. You may never thank me, ...

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