NPS/NAP Logging – BSU.EDU style!

Hey NAP fans, I’m Alex Chalmers from Ball State University with a guest post about NPS logging. If you made it to one of Jeff’s TechEd IT Pro presentations, you’ll remember me discussing our NAP implementation and some of the challenges that we’ve faced along the way.  Gathering accounting data across the NPS implementation for…

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NAP and the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 3.1

The latest version of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 3.1 (aka MAP) was released today from the Solution Accelerators team which contains a cool new feature that just might assist you in your NAP deployment planning. If you’ve never heard of MAP, it is quite cool. I installed it and played around with it…

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NAP Infrastructure Planning and Design (IPD) Guide Now Available!

Would you like help selecting the best NAP enforcement method to accomplish your goals? Well, you’re in luck. The fine folks on the Solution Accelerators team have created guidance on just that topic! The document is entitled “Selecting the Right NAP Architecture”. Here is the main page which lists the available Infrastructure Planning and Design…

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NAP 802.1X Configuration Walkthrough – Part 3

This is a continuation from Part 1 and Part 2. Step 3 – NAP Clients, it’s just too easy NAP can be configured from the command-line, the MMC (except on XP SP3) and of course Group Policy (GP). Since this is a workgroup scenario, I am going to skip GP – but the principles below…

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NAP 802.1X Configuration Walkthrough – Part 2

NAP 802.1X Configuration Walkthrough – Part 2 This is a continuation from Part 1. Step 2 – Windows Server 2008 NPS, the heart of NAP I am going to take a slightly different approach than the 802.1X step-by-step guide. Feel free to follow either method, whatever gets it done for you! My configuration assumes a…

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NAP 802.1X Configuration Walkthrough – Part 1

I just got back from TechEd 2008 North America (Orlando) where I presented two “breakout” sessions on NAP. It went off with a bang and most people really loved the sessions / demos. I have blogged a couple times in the past that I would document exactly how I made it all work and now…

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NAP HRA Auto-Detection ADMX Template

Hey NAP’ers, Rhys Ziemer coming to you from deep within the concrete jungles of Washington DC. I’ve been working with NAP for a while now, so I wanted to share something that is making my life easier! As previously discussed on the NAP blog, the preferred method of HRA discovery is through the registration of…

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NAP rocks Developers Week @ TechEd 2008 Orlando!

Hey NAP bloggers; Jun Wang and Howard Lee here from the NAP engineering team! We just got back from having a great time down in Orlando, FL talking with our fellow developers about NAP. We contributed to two sessions during the TechEd Developers show:   “Ask the Expert” Session   This session was held at…

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NAP @ TechEd Podcast

NAP – with Jeff Sigman and Others Jeff Sigman – MicrosoftChris Boscolo – Napera Networks, Inc.Alex Chalmers – Ball State UniversityPattabhi Attaluri – Avenda Systems In this podcast from Tech·Ed NA 2008 IT Pro, Jeff Sigman talks about Network Access Protection (NAP). Alex Chalmers of Ball State University shares his experiences rolling out a large…

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Day 2, NAP’ing TechEd

My NAP overview session went very well yesterday. All the demos went off perfect, and I thought {most} of the audience got a lot out of it. If you attended the session and have feedback, I’d love to hear it. I have a repeat session this Friday, so I have time to make some corrections…

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