NAP in Microsoft Learning Certification courseware

In a previous NAP blog entry, I listed NAP training solutions from Microsoft. Here is a list of Microsoft Learning certification courses that contain NAP content: ·         Course 6435A: Designing a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure ·         Course 6431A: Managing and Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Servers ·         Course 6421A: Configuring and Troubleshooting a…

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"Nortel and Microsoft Discuss Network Access Control" Webcast now available

Greetings practitioners of NAPinetics! The “Nortel and Microsoft Discuss Network Access Control” Webcast that I recorded with Matt Oshida and Terry Singleton of Nortel is now available for viewing at: http://www2.nortel.com/go/events_detail.jsp?cat_id=-8005&oid=100247172&block=8&locale=en-US  Click “View the Webcast”. Thanks to Matt and Terry for letting me participate. I gave an overview of NAP and NAP architecture to pave the…

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"How Microsoft does IT: Managing Network Access Protection" TechNet WebCast now available

The “How Microsoft does IT: Managing Network Access Protection” TechNet WebCast, recorded on Tuesday, November 11 by Brent Scallan, Senior Systems Engineer with Microsoft IT, and Pat Fetty, Principal Program Manager with the Windows Customer Advisory Team, is now available at: http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032391121&CountryCode=US To view it, you will need to use your Windows Live ID. I strongly recommend…

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"Nortel and Microsoft Present Secure Network Access 2.0" Webcast on Tuesday

Greetings NAP fans! I will be teaming up with Nortel to present “Nortel and Microsoft Present Secure Network Access 2.0” on Tuesday, November 18, from 9:30 to 10:30 AM (Pacific Time). See http://www.nortel.com/products/01/contivity/collateral/nn123373.pdf for an overview of Nortel Secure Network Access (SNA) and NAP integration. Register here and I will see you there!   Joe DaviesSenior…

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"How Windows Update Client and NAP Client View Important Updates" post

In a previous blog entry, I talked about the very cool blog written by the Microsoft Enterprise Networking Team in Customer Service and Support (CSS). Louis Hardy, a Senior Support Escalation Engineer and member of a virtual team of CSS engineers that specialize in NAP, recently published the following post in the Enterprise Networking Team blog: How…

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“How Microsoft does IT: Managing Network Access Protection” TechNet WebCast on Tuesday

Heads up, NAP-meisters! On Tuesday, November 11, at 9:30 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada), our very own Brent Scallan, Senior Systems Engineer with Microsoft IT, and Pat Fetty, Principal Program Manager with the Windows Customer Advisory Team, will present the TechNet WebCast titled “How Microsoft does IT: Managing Network Access Protection.” Both of these…

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Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 3.2 Released

The Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit is an integrated platform with tools and guidance that make it easier for you to assess your current IT infrastructure and determine the right Microsoft technologies for your needs. The MAP Toolkit 3.2 has been released and is available here. It includes a new feature to perform readiness assessment for a…

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Network Policy Server (NPS) Technical Reference published!

Greetings NAP and NPS fans! The Network Policy Server Technical Reference, authored by Senior Technical Writer Jim McIllece, is now live! This resource is a treasure trove of deep technical information about the Network Policy Server (NPS) service in Windows Server 2008, including detailed discussions of protocols, processes, and policies. Check out the following topics:…

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