Microsoft DirectAccess Connectivity Assistant (DCA) 2.0 Beta can be used by computers running Windows 7 when connecting to internal corporate networks with DirectAccess in Windows 8 Server Beta. DCA 2.0 Beta improves the DirectAccess connection experience for these clients, and helps organizations reduce the cost of supporting DirectAccess users.
You can download the DCA 2.0 beta MSI here.
In other Microsoft Updates news:
One of the many new Visual Studio 11 developer experience is the investment made in developer and unit testing. Microsoft therefore, highlighted the frameworks & test runners that have shipped support for VS11 Beta:
- Visual Studio Managed Unit Testing Framework (aka MS-Test)
- Information: http://aka.ms/mstest-dev11
- Built-in to VS11
- Visual Studio Native C++ Unit Testing Framework (aka MS-Test Native)
- Information: http://aka.ms/mstest-native-vs11
- Built-in to VS11
Microsoft also released a Cumulative update for Lync 2010: February 2012
|Lync 2010||4.0.7577.4072||64bit Client||2670326||MS download|
|Lync 2010||4.0.7577.4072||32bit Client||2670326||MS download|
|Lync Server 2010||4.0.7577.190||Server||2493736||MS download|
|Lync 2010 Group Chat Server||4.0.7577.4071||Server||2670342||MS download|
|Lync 2010 Group Chat Client||4.0.7577.4071||Client||2672325||MS download|
|Lync 2010 Group Chat Admin||4.0.7577.4071||Admin||2672318||MS download|
|Lync 2010 Phone Edition||4.0.7577.4066||Polycom CX700 and LG-Nortel IP Phone 8540||2670373||MS download|
|Lync 2010 Phone Edition||4.0.7577.4066||HP 4110 and HP 4120||2672743||MS download|
|Lync 2010 Phone Edition||4.0.7577.4066||Aastra 6721ip and Aastra 6725ip||2672352||MS download|
|Lync 2010 Phone Edition||4.0.7577.4066||PolycomCX500, Polycom CX600 and Polycom CX3000)||2672349||MS download|
Microsoft also made available SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 Cumulative Update 5, that contains a roll-up of hotfixes released since the initial release of SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1.
And, SQL Server 2008 R2 Cumulative Update 12, which contains a roll-up of hotfixes released since the initial release of SQL Server 2008 R2.
Here are the download links:
- CU#5 KB Article KB2659694
- CU#12 KB Article KB2659692:
- Understanding Incremental Servicing Model for SQL Server