NAP clients for Linux and Macintosh are available

NAP Clients for Linux and Macintosh are available from Avenda and UNETsystem, Inc. Avenda The Avenda Linux NAP Agent includes 802.1X enforcement, the Avenda System Health Agent (SHA), and the Avenda Linux NAP Agent System Health Validator (SHV), which you install on your NAP health policy server. For more information, see the Linux Agent tab 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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Video: NAP World Tour @ RSA 2008 San Francisco

I just got back from San Francisco where I was speaking to anyone who would listen about how NAP is changing the world. :-> I wanted to share the video I put together of the trip to give you a flavor of what it was like to be there. My effort leading up to the show…

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Hot news: Want to try out the Linux NAP Client?

I just got word this morning and had to blog it immediately…   NAP Partner Avenda Systems Inc. just let us know that they are now offering an “Evaluation Beta 1 Release” from their website. WOW! Cool!   Please feel free to grab it and send feedback directly to Avenda. Details are here.    …

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Partners Will Extend NAP to Linux and Mac Desktops …

Partners Will Extend Network Access Protection to Linux and Mac Desktops, and Create a New Appliance Form Factor The Network Access Protection (NAP) ecosystem hits 150,000 deployed desktops milestone. BARCELONA, Spain, Nov. 13, 2007 — Microsoft today announced key additions to the Network Access Protection (NAP) ecosystem with new third-party products that extend NAP to…

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XP NAP Rude Q and A

Since I spend nearly 1/3 of my week answering (or ignoring :->) emails about the XP NAP Client, I thought it might be smart to give a very concise Q&A. Here goes:   Questions Jeff’s (brilliant) Answers How do I get a copy of the BETA? While it is on MSConnect, it is easier just…

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Linux NAP progress + "scriptable" health checker

I am horribly busy at the moment, but I simply can’t stop myself from posting this. Check out the details on the Linux NAP Client from Avenda Systems. Oh yeah baby! That’s an awesome page to see! I am going to see if I can get a copy to demo via a webcast. I love…

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NAP FAQ: Are you planning on releasing NAP Clients for Mac, Linux, BeOS, etc?

I also get asked this ALL THE TIME. :->   As of this moment, *Microsoft* has released a NAP Client in Windows Vista and will be releasing a Windows XP NAP Client in forthcoming XP Service Pack 3.   No other NAP Clients are planned by Microsoft at this time. Instead, we are working directly with…

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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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