Network Access Protection Deployment Guide is live!

Greetings NAP fans! The Network Access Protection Deployment Guide, authored by our very own technical writer and NAP Forum hero Greg Lindsay, is now live! http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd314175.aspx   The NAP Deployment Guide provides detailed guidance for deploying a specific NAP design that has been determined through your use of the Network Access Protection Design Guide. The NAP Deployment…

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Network Access Protection Design Guide is live!

Hey NAP friends! The Network Access Protection Design Guide, authored by our very own technical writer and NAP Forum hero Greg Lindsay, is now live! http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=130154   The NAP Design Guide explains the advantages, disadvantages, requirements, recommendations, and design considerations for deploying NAP for the IPsec, 802.1X, VPN, and DHCP enforcement methods. The NAP Design…

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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 @ 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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Auto-Provision your NAP clients with DNS!

Well hello. I’m Gavin Carius, an Architect in Microsoft Australia. Jeff has been “inviting” me for some time to write about this cool thing in NAP we call “HRA Discovery” – so here goes my first NAP blog post!   A great feature with NAP IPSec enforcement is the ability for clients to automatically discover…

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The World on {NAP}

In case you haven’t noticed, {NAP} is being deployed across the globe! It is an exciting time with Windows Server 2008, Vista and XP SP3 NAP released and available to the world. Check out the great things 13 of our customers are saying below.   The full details of these customer deployments are in this…

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NAP demos from Down Under

I just recently met Michael Kleef, a Microsoft Technology Advisor from Australia, at a Server 2008 field readiness event here in Seattle. Very cool guy who loves NAP. I instantly liked him. :-> I was poking around on his blog and found some great content. Check out his NAP + IPsec sceencasts as well as…

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Microsoft IT: 120,000 NAP Clients deployed - it's just too darn easy!

Hello All, Brent Atkison here with the deployment team responsible for rolling out Network Access Protection (NAP) internally at Microsoft. Back in March 2007, Adam Carter provided a quick update on our internal deployment status and I wanted to follow that up with the latest and greatest news on our efforts to NAP the World…

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Network Access Protection (NAP) Deployment Planning

The following blog post has been extracted from the “Network Access Protection Deployment Planning Guide”, by Susie Bernard (March 2007).   Introduction Whether your organization is small, medium, or large, deploying an enterprise software solution like Network Access Protection (NAP) requires careful planning. Deploying NAP involves network infrastructure design evaluation, how clients connect to that network, and…

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NAP featured on RunAs Radio (from TechEd Orlando)

Richard Campbell and Greg Hughes, the hosts of RunAs Radio, caught me on the show floor at TechEd Orlando. They were hot on the topic of NAP and spent 30 minutes with me discussing it. It is a great interview, take a listen and feel free to comment here!   NAP the WORLD in 2007, Jeff SigmanNAP Release…

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