Pop Quiz

Pop Quiz: Windows Server 2012 R2 Network Policies

Applies to the "Configure Network services and access" objective of Exam 70-411.

Q: A company's network security team needs to configure a Network Access Policy to limit user's access to specific services within the network.

Which of the following can be used with Windows Server 2012 R2 to limit user's access to specific services within a network?

  1. Web Application Proxy
  2. Network Access Protection
  3. Health Registration Authority
  4. Host Credential Authorization Protocol

Answer is A. A Web Application Proxy can be used with Windows Server 2012 R2 to limit user's access to specific services within a network. The Web Application Proxy provides organizations with the ability to provide selective access to applications and services running on servers inside the organization to end users located outside of the organization.

Quick Tip: Web Application Proxy publishing enables end users to access their organization's applications from their own devices, so that users are not limited to corporate laptops to do their work, they can use their home computer, their tablet, or their smartphone.

Reference: Installing and Configuring Web Application Proxy for Publishing Internal Applications

Bonus Question: What version of Hyper-V is necessary to use the new domain controller cloning feature? (The answer, of course, will be revealed next time!)

About the Author

Andy Barkl, MCT/MCITP/MCSA, A+, Network+, Security+, CCNA has been studying technology for 30 years. Of the last 15 years, he has spent much of his time parting the knowledge and experience he has gained through IT exams, over 300, to help others be prepared and successful. He teaches classes in Phoenix, Ariz. where he has lived most of his life. He can be reached by e-mail at andy.barkl@gmail.com.

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