We are using Server 2012 with Direct Access and I am testing this on Win 7 Clients with Ver 2 of the Connectivity Assistant running.
If the laptop is connected to the local LAN the DA connectivity assistant says there is sucessfull connection ( is this correct if connected to local LAN ? )
If the laptop is connected off the network say at home or via 3G card, then it sas "Corporate Connectivity is not working" when it is working.
On the server i have "Network Connectivity Assistant" settings set as HTTP and the full FQDN of an internal intranet server as a test.
From the laptop when off network and connected via DA i can connect to this intranet site ok, and others, either via the name or via the FQDN.
If i try to ping the same site or other server, it resolves the host to the FQDN correct, and displays a IP 6 address but always with "Request Timed Out" should i be able to ping hosts on the network ? via the 6to4 translation technology DA uses
Yes, it is normal for the Connectivity Assistant to show "connected" when inside the corporate network because it can successfully contact the probes that it has defined.
In Server 2012 DirectAccess, the settings for the NCA that you choose during the configuration wizards are only for Windows 8 clients. To configure the settings for the older DCA that Windows 7 uses, you must edit the client-side GPO with the appropriate
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