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Windows Server 2016: Remote Access Solutions

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Learn about remote access services. Explore private intranets on public extranets, implementing VPNs, using RADIUS, working with an NPS, and configuring DirectAccess.

System admins, whether experienced with or new to Windows Server 2016, can learn how to install and configure remote access services in this course. Scott Burrell covers setting up private intranets on public extranets, implementing virtual private networks, RADIUS installation, working with a network policy server, and configuration of DirectAccess. He also covers network address translation, remote authentication services, and more.



  • Welcome
  • What you should already know

1. Private Intranets on a Public Extranet

  • From the inside out: NAT concepts
  • Implementing NAT
  • From the outside in: VPN concepts
  • Site-to-site (S2S) VPN vs. remote access VPN
  • VPN protocols

2. Implementing Virtual Private Networks

  • Installing a remote access VPN
  • Connecting to a remote access gateway
  • Securing a remote access gateway
  • Creating an S2S VPN
  • Connecting to an S2S VPN
  • Troubleshooting a VPN

3. Network Policy Server for RADIUS

  • Installing and configuring RADIUS
  • Configuring NPS as a RADIUS proxy
  • Configuring clients in RADIUS
  • Configuring RRAS as a RADIUS client
  • Testing RADIUS authentication
  • Using RADIUS accounting

4. Network Policy Server (NPS)

  • Configuring NPS templates
  • Connection request policies
  • Connection-specific policies
  • Importing and exporting NPS policies

5. DirectAccess

  • Server requirements for DirectAccess
  • Configuring DirectAccess certificates
  • Installing DirectAccess
  • Initial configuration of DirectAccess
  • Configuring DirectAccess clients


  • Next steps

Taught by

Scott M Burrell

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