Updated: October 11, 2012
Applies To: Windows Server 2012
For more information about the technologies discussed in this guide, see topics referenced in the following sections.
Windows Firewall with Advanced Security Overview (http://technet.microsoft.com/library/hh831365.aspx)
This TechNet page contains links to a variety of documents available for Windows Firewall with Advanced Security in Windows Server 2012.
This wiki article describes how Windows Firewall with Advanced Security works, what the common troubleshooting situations are, and which tools you can use for troubleshooting. The community is encouraged to add their troubleshooting and experiences to this article.
This TechNet page contains links to a variety of documents currently available for Internet Protocol security (IPsec) in Windows.
Group Policy is a key method for implementing firewall and server and domain isolation designs.
For more information about Group Policy and related technologies, see:
Group Policy Overview (http://technet.microsoft.com/library/hh831791.aspx)
This page contains links to the documents currently available for Group Policy.
WMI Filtering Using GPMC (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=93188)
HOWTO: Leverage Group Policies with WMI Filters (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=93760)
This article describes how to create a WMI filter to set the scope of a GPO based on computer attributes, such as operating system.
In Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, organizations can use AD DS to manage users and resources, such as computers, printers, or applications, on a network. Server isolation and domain isolation also require AD DS to use the Kerberos V5 protocol for IPsec authentication.
For more information about AD DS and related technologies, see:
Active Directory Domain Services Overview (http://technet.microsoft.com/library/hh831484.aspx)