Just Published: Network Policy Server (NPS) Technical Reference



What is NPS?


Network Policy Server (NPS) is a networking component of Windows Server® 2008 that allows you to create and enforce organization-wide network access policies for client health, connection request authentication, and connection request authorization.


What Else Can NPS Do?


NPS can also be used as a RADIUS proxy to forward connection requests to NPS or other Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS) servers that you configure in remote RADIUS server groups.


What’s In the Technical Reference Guide?


This guide provides a detailed description of NPS, including:



  • Components of a RADIUS Infrastructure

  • NPS as a RADIUS Server and Proxy

  • New Features and Name Changes for NPS

  • Planning NPS as a RADIUS server

  • Components of NPS

  • NPS Architecture

  • Certificate Templates and Requirements

  • Network Access Quarantine Control in NPS

  • RADIUS Authentication Process Overview

..and so much more. 


If you’re deploying NPS in your environment, then this is an invaluable reference guide.


Where Can I Download It?



Click HERE to download the Network Policy Server (NPS) Technical Reference.

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