The Configure Network Services and Access domain is another with just one objective tested on the 70-417 exam: Configure DirectAccess.
DirectAccess is an improved alternative to a VPN that was first introduced in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. If you earned your Windows Sever 2008 MCSA before the release of Windows Server 2008 R2, you might have missed this major new technology completely. And if you did learn about DirectAccess in Windows Server 2008 R2, you need to know that this feature has changed significantly in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.
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