STEP 6: Test DirectAccess Connectivity from the Homenet Subnet
Updated: August 15, 2012
Applies To: Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8
The DirectAccess one-time password (OTP) deployment is now complete and you can start to test connectivity from the Homenet subnet.
To test OTP functionality from the Homenet subnet on CLIENT1
On CLIENT1, make sure that you are logged on as User1.
On the Start screen, type powershell.exe, right-click powershell, click Advanced, and then click Run as administrator. If the User Account Control dialog box appears, confirm that the action it displays is what you want, and then click Yes.
In the Windows PowerShell window, type gpupdate /force, and press ENTER.
Unplug CLIENT1 from the Corpnet subnet and connect it to the Homenet subnet.
On CLIENT1, open Internet Explorer, and in the address bar, type http://app1.corp.contoso.com/ and press ENTER. Press F5.
The site should not open.
On the Start screen, type RSA, and click RSA SecurID Token.
Wait until the RSA SecurID token changes the One-time password, and then click Copy.
Click the Network connections icon in the notification area to access the DA Media Manager.
Click Contoso DirectAccess Connection, and click Continue.
Press Control+Alt+Delete, and click the One-time password (OTP) tile.
Paste the previously copied eight digit tokencode, and click OK. Wait for authentication to complete. The DirectAccess Workplace Connection status will now be Connected.
In Internet Explorer, in the address bar, type http://app1.corp.contoso.com/ and press ENTER. Press F5. You will see the default IIS website on APP1.
In the Internet Explorer address bar, type http://app2.corp.contoso.com/ and press ENTER. Press F5. You will see the default IIS website on APP2.
On the Start screen, type \\app1\files, and press ENTER.
In the Files shared folder window, double-click the Example.txt file. You will see the contents of the Example.txt file.
On the Start screen, type \\app2\files, and press ENTER.
In the Files shared folder window, double-click the New Text Document.txt file. You will see the contents of the New Text Document.txt file.