Chapter 13 Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7

Windows Server 2008 R2 includes several features and services that allow the server operating system to work in tandem with Windows 7, the client operating system. Features such as BranchCache and DirectAccess require Windows Server 2008 R2-based servers, and Windows 7 clients. Due to this requirement, you may want to consider deploying Windows 7 along with, or shortly after, your Windows Server 2008 R2 deployment.

In this chapter, we will discuss features that leverage both the Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 operating systems. We will explore how to plan for and deploy BranchCache within your network. We will also discuss planning and deploying DirectAccess to provide remote VPNless connectivity ...

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