Applies to: Windows Server 2022, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2012 combine DirectAccess and Remote Access Service (RAS) VPN into a single Remote Access role. This overview provides an introduction to the configuration steps required in order to deploy a single Windows Server 2016 or Windows Server 2012 Remote Access server with basic settings.
Step 1: Configure the DirectAccess infrastructure. This step includes configuring network and server settings, DNS settings and Active Directory settings.
Step 2: Configure the DirectAccess-VPN Server. This step includes configuring DirectAccess client computers, server settings.
Step 3: Verify the deployment. This step includes steps for verifying the deployment.
Before starting the deployment, verify the planning steps described in Plan to Enable DirectAccess.