Example of using the new NPS templates feature in Windows Server 2008 R2

In a previous NAP blog entry, we described the new NPS templates feature in Windows Server 2008 R2. In this blog entry, we show an example of using a template for a RADIUS shared secret. Templates for RADIUS shared secrets allow users to specify a shared secret that can be reused when configuring RADIUS clients and…

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NPS templates in Windows Server 2008 R2

NPS templates, the flagship feature of NPS in Windows Server 2008 R2, provides a huge reduction in cost of ownership and deployment for all NPS environments. NPS templates separate common RADIUS configuration elements such as RADIUS shared secrets and RADIUS clients from the configuration running on the server. When referenced, the NPS setting inherits the…

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Changes to the NAP user experience in Windows 7

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 are now available as public betas. In Windows 7, the NAP client user interface (UI) has been integrated into the Windows Action Center (previously known as the Windows Security Center). For example, Network Access Protection notifications appear in the list of messages when you click the Action Center…

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Network Access Protection Design Guide wins big at Society of Technical Communication (STC) awards!

Greg Lindsay (writer) and Allyson Adley (editor) won the Online Best of Show award for the NAP Design Guide at the Puget Sound Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication (STC) awards ceremony on January 29th. Congratulations Greg and Allyson for the fantastic technical documentation on NAP!   NAP Product Team  

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