Discover exciting improvements in the new DirectAcess in Windows 2012 using Packt's New Book and eBook

January 2013 | Microsoft

Packt brings to you Windows Server 2012 Unified Remote Access Planning and Deployment, a quick-start tutorial filled with step-by-step instructions that guide readers through planning and deploying Unified Remote Access; the successor to DirectAccess. This book is available now in print, eBook, Kindle and select library formats. The print book comes in at over 328 pages and is competitively priced at $49.99, whilst the e-book and Kindle versions are available for $25.49.

About the authors:
Erez Ben-Ari: Having worked in the Information Technology industry providing security consulting and analysis services for some of the leading companies and organizations in the world, including Intel, IBM, Amdocs, CA, HP, NDS, Sun Microsystems, Oracle, and many others, he is also an experienced Technologist and Journalist.

Bala Natarajan is a Program Manager for DirectAccess in the Windows Core networking team, he has an engineering degree in Electronics & Instrumentation from India and has also worked as a System Support Engineer for Unix, Novell NetWare, and MSDOS.

Windows Server 2012 Unified Remote Access Planning and Deployment is perfect for System Administrators or Engineers who have strong knowledge of networking and deployment for the Microsoft family of operating systems and software looking to get a grip on configuring, enabling and deploying Unified Remote Access.

Windows Server 2012 Unified Remote Access Planning and Deployment highlights all the exciting improvements included in the new DirectAcess access product in Windows 2012. This book takes a deep dive into the various techniques of Unified Remote Access such as reviewing scenarios and architecture, understanding Multi-Site scenarios with URA, exploring cloud-based scenarios for URA, and discovering interoperability with Windows 7 clients.

Furthermore, this guide will help enhance the knowledge of designing, planning, implementation and support for URA, from start to finish. Users will also be able to understand how Unified Remote Access, the successor to DirectAccess, offers a new approach to remote access and several deployment scenarios that suits organizational needs in the best manner.

Some of the chapters emphasized in this book are:

Chapter 1 : Understanding IPv6 and IPv4-IPv6 Interoperability
Chapter 2 : Planning a Unified Remote Access Deployment
Chapter 3 : Preparing a Group Policy and Certificate Infrastructure
Chapter 4 : Installing and Configuring the Unified Remote Access Role
Chapter 5 : Multisite Deployment
Chapter 6 : Cross-premise Connectivity
Chapter 7 : Unified Remote Access Client Access
Chapter 8 : Enhanced Configurations for Infrastructure Servers
Chapter 9 : Deploying NAP and OTP
Chapter 10 : Monitoring and Troubleshooting Unified Remote Access

Packt Publishing has also released and is due to publish other Windows Server books:

  • Migrating from 2008 and 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012 (Expected)
  • Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Cookbook (Published)
  • Microsoft Windows Server AppFabric Cookbook (Published)

All Windows Server books are published by Packt Enterprise. Packt Enterprise is a publishing division of Packt Publishing designed to serve the information needs of IT Professionals in the Enterprise space. Packt Enterprise also publishes on Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Citrix, Java, Amazon, Google and SAP technologies.


Windows Server 2012 Unified Remote Access Planning and Deployment
Get to grips with configuring, enabling and deploying Unified Remote Access

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/windows-server-2012-unified-remote-access-planning-and-deployment/book

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