Planning Redundancy for a Network Location Server

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2


This topic describes design considerations for DirectAccess in Windows Server 2008 R2. For the design considerations of DirectAccess in Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG), see the Forefront UAG DirectAccess Design Guide (

For Internet Information Services (IIS)-based Web servers that are acting as network location servers, you can configure redundancy with Network Load Balancing. For more information, see Overview of the Network Load Balancing Deployment Process (