How do I find DirectAccess logs?
If you do not have a default email client, logs are saved in the user local temp directory (e.g. C:sers\%username%\AppData\Local\Temp). The name of the logs will start with the name of the computer you are collecting the logs on and the date/time of when they were collected.
How do I check DirectAccess status?
The DirectAccess NCA can be accessed by pressing the Windows Key + I and then clicking on Network & Internet and DirectAccess. Here you’ll find a helpful visual indicator of current connectivity status, and for multisite deployments you’ll also find details about the current entry point.
How do you implement Microsoft DirectAccess?
To configure DirectAccess using the Getting Started Wizard
- In Server Manager click Tools, and then click Remote Access Management.
- In the Remote Access Management console, select the role service to configure in the left navigation pane, and then click Run the Getting Started Wizard.
- Click Deploy DirectAccess only.
What is Windows DirectAccess?
Microsoft DirectAccess. “DirectAccess provides users transparent access to internal network resources whenever they are connected to the Internet.” DirectAccess does not require any user intervention or any credentials to be supplied in order to connect.
Why is my DirectAccess not working?
There are several reasons this error may occur: A proxy server is blocking the connection. Inability to resolve the name of the IP-HTTPS server (DirectAccess server) mentioned in the IP-HTTPS interface URL. Client-side or server-side firewall may be blocking the connection to the IP-HTTPS Server (DirectAccess server).
What are the most common issues with using DirectAccess what can be done to troubleshoot those issues?
The most common DirectAccess issues are network connectivity and Group Policy application. When it comes to troubleshooting, if a client has never had DirectAccess working, verify that the computer account is in the proper group for Group Policy application.