Lync 2010 DirectAccess Audio Video and Application Sharing Troubleshooting

A customer recently had a problem with Windows 2012 DirectAccess connected clients performing desktop sharing, audio and video conversations with internal clients. DirectAccess is a Windows service that is part of the Remote Access role that allows domain joined clients to access internal resources over the internet as if they were on the LAN. DirectAccess does this by providing seamless VPN connectivity without any user input. Lync can work over DirectAccess (and Lync 2013 works a lot better as it supports IPv6) but because the traffic is encrypted and is real time communication, it is recommended to use the Lync Edge server for connectivity rather than sending the traffic over the DirectAccess VPN.… [Keep reading] “Lync 2010 DirectAccess Audio Video and Application Sharing Troubleshooting”