What’s New for Remote Access in Windows Server 2012

The new features for the Remote Access role in Windows Server 2012 include ease of deployment features, technical improvements, and management features.

Windows Server 2012 makes it easier to deploy the Remote Access role and configure the DirectAccess feature in particular. Improvements include the following:

DirectAccess and RAS coexistence—In Windows Server 2012, both RAS and DirectAccess can now run on the same server. Previously, these roles were antithetical, and installing DirectAccess would block VPN traffic at the IPsec level.

Simplified DirectAccess deployment—The Windows Server 2012 DirectAccess has few requirements and even an understanding of IPv6 is not required and is handled ...

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