System Health Agents (SHAs) that are available from Microsoft

Greetings, fellow disciples of NAP! Here is a summary of the different system health agents (SHAs) that are currently available from Microsoft. Note: The following text was shamelessly “leveraged” from our own Greg Lindsay’s upcoming Network Access Protection Design Guide. Thanks Greg! Microsoft provides the following SHAs for the NAP platform: ·         Windows Security Health…

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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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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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Gotchas, FAQs, Best Practices, and Tips for Implementing NAP in Configuration Manager (SCCM + NAP)

My previous guest post walked you through what was happening in the background with Configuration Manager NAP when a noncompliant computer connected to the network, and was restricted and remediated for a software update. This post follows up with some gotchas, FAQs, best practices, and tips for implementing NAP in Configuration Manager.   I’m Carol…

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The Low Down on Configuration Manager NAP Remediation (SCCM + NAP)

I’m Carol Bailey, Senior Technical Writer for System Center Configuration Manager 2007 (formally SMS 2003), and I’m involved with many of the security-related features in Configuration Manager – including Internet-based client management, desired configuration management, ….. and Network Access Protection (NAP).   NAP was always one of the principal new features for Configuration Manager, and…

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System Center (SCCM 2007) + NAP

My buddy Jeff Wettlaufer wrote an awesome post about the NAP integration with System Center 2007. Please check it out here.   Jeff SigmanSenior Program ManagerNetwork Access Protection (NAP) Please check out the NAP Blog, FAQ, Forum, MSDN and Site.

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NAP + System Center Configuration Manager = Better Together

Ever hear of a little product called SMS? Well, the latest version (System Center Configuration Manager 2007 or SCCM) has just RTM’d and is about to launch. Next month I am flying over to Barcelona for the huge TechEd / IT Forum event to tell Europe about NAP (in case they haven’t heard). This also…

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