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Pop Quiz: Windows Server 2012 R2 Remote Access Deployment

Applies to the "Design and implement network access services" objective of Exam 70-413.

Q: A company's IT team is planning a remote access deployment for applications. The deployment must support all users and devices types.

Which of the following does Windows Server 2012 R2 include for remote access applications support for all users and device types?

  1. Work Folders
  2. Web Application Proxy
  3. Remote Access
  4. VDI

Answer is B. Windows Server 2012 R2 includes Web Application Proxy for publishing of corporate resources, it also includes multi-factor authentication and enforcement of conditional access policies.

Quick Tip: Web Application Proxy must always be deployed with AD FS.

Reference: Secure access to company resources from any location on any device

Bonus Question: What is the name of the technology that allows synchronization of on-premises directory objects with Microsoft Azure Active Directory? (The answer, of course, will be revealed next time!)

Answer to bonus question from last week: Direct Access is the name of the technology available in Windows Server 2012 R2 that allows devices to automatically remain office-network connected even when remote.

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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