See NAP at TechEd 2009

Hey NAP Fans! If you are attending TechEd 2009 in Los Angeles this week, be sure to stop by the NAP booth in the Microsoft Technical Learning Center (TLC).  It is a great opportunity to meet and speak with NAP team members and learn about some of the enhancements and new scenarios in Windows® 7…

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SHV Multi-Config in Windows Server 2008 R2

In Windows Server 2008, a system health validator (SHV) installed on the NPS server can be configured in a single way. This works well if your system health requirements are the same for all of your NAP enforcement methods and all of your computers. However, some deployments require different sets of health requirements for different…

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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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NPS enhancements in Windows Server 2008 R2

As you are already aware, the beta version of Windows Server 2008 R2 is now available to the public for beta testing. See http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/en/us/R2-Beta.aspx for more information and the link to download the beta. Here is the section from the Windows Server 2008 R2 Reviewer’s Guide that describes the changes to the Network Policy Server (NPS) service in…

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