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Richard M. Hicks
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Enterprise mobility and security infrastructure expert. Firewall, VPN, PKI. Microsoft MVP.
Enterprise mobility and security infrastructure expert. Firewall, VPN, PKI. Microsoft MVP.

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IKEv2 is an IPsec-based VPN protocol with configurable security parameters that allows administrators to ensure the highest level of security for Windows 10 Always On VPN clients. It is the protocol of choice for deployments that require the best possible…
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Always On VPN IKEv2 load balancing with the KEMP LoadMaster Load Balancer.
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Windows Server Routing and Remote Access Service (RRAS) is commonly used for Windows 10 Always On VPN deployments because it is easy to configure and manage and it includes Microsoft’s proprietary Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP). SSTP is a…
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As I’ve discussed previously, it is strongly recommended that the TLS certificate used for SSTP be signed using the Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (ECDSA). ECDSA provides better security and performance compared to RSA certificates for Windows…
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Eliminating single points of failure is crucial to ensuring the highest levels of availability for any remote access solution. For Windows 10 Always On VPN deployments, the Windows Server 2016 Routing and Remote Access Service (RRAS) and Network Policy…
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Two more dates for my popular three-day Windows 10 Always On VPN Hands-On Training classes have been added to the schedule for 2018! Classes are now forming in Dallas, October 23-25 and in San Francisco, November 13-15, 2018. These training classes will…
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When configuring Windows 10 Always On VPN, the administrator must choose between force tunneling and split tunneling. When force tunneling is used, all network traffic from the VPN client is routed over the VPN tunnel. When split tunneling is used, the…
Always On VPN Routing Configuration
Always On VPN Routing Configuration
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The Windows Server 2016 Routing and Remote Access Service (RRAS) is commonly deployed as a VPN server for Windows 10 Always On VPN deployments. Using RRAS, Always On VPN administrators can take advantage of Microsoft’s proprietary Secure Socket Tunneling…
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With DirectAccess approaching the end of its useful lifetime, many organizations are considering alternative solutions to provide seamless, transparent, always on remote connectivity for their field-based workers. Microsoft is positioning Windows 10…
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I’m pleased to announce I’ll be presenting at the upcoming TechMentor 2018 conference is Redmond, Washington. It will be held on the Microsoft campus August 6-10, 2018. I’ll be giving a talk on Windows 10 Always On VPN for DirectAccess administrators.…
Always On VPN at TechMentor Redmond 2018
Always On VPN at TechMentor Redmond 2018
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