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Microsoft DirectAccess Best Practices and Troubleshooting by Jordan Krause

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Windows Firewall with Advanced Security

Another place on both the DirectAccess server and the clients that I frequent is Windows Firewall with Advanced Security (WFAS). From a command prompt, type wf.msc, and you will be presented with the WFAS console. Inside this console, the first screen we see is an "overhead view" of which firewall profiles are currently active. For the server, in our most common and recommended "edge" deployment, where you have an Internal and an External NIC, you should see both the Domain profile active (on the Internal NIC), and the Public profile active (on the External NIC). If you see any other behavior, you may have networking configuration issues or firewalls that are blocking your server's ability to contact the ...

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