Get PEAP with MSCHAP v2 working with NPS on Windows Server

This post provides a summary of how PEAP with MSCHAP v2 works, and provides links to some topics that can help you deploy and troubleshoot PEAP authentication on a network. PEAP with certificate based authentication (PEAP with EAP-TLS) is not discussed. Background: PEAP with MSCHAP v2 is a certificate-based authentication method used to gain access…


Central Management of Network Policies for All of Your Network Access Servers With NPS

Do you need to deploy a bunch of 802.1X wireless access points for your organization? Or maybe 802.1X-capable Ethernet switches? How about Remote Access VPN servers on physical computers or virtual machines (VMs)? Or maybe you’re using dial-up servers? In all of these cases, you can use Network Policy Server (NPS) in Windows Server 2016…


Download the New Network Policy Server (NPS) Technical Reference for Windows Server 2016

If you’re a network administrator deploying network access servers right and left – such as wireless access points, 802.1X authenticating switches, dial-in servers, and virtual private network (VPN) servers – you’ll be happy to know that you don’t need to configure network access policies on each of these devices individually. If your network access servers…


Network Policy Server (NPS) Technical Reference for Windows Server 2008 through Windows Server 2012 R2

The Network Policy Server (NPS) Technical Reference is now available in Word format as a download in TechNet Gallery. This is the Microsoft Network Policy Server (NPS) Technical Reference for Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008. In these products, NPS is a networking server role that…