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Longhorn Web Chat: The Network Access Protection (NAP) Server

Longhorn Web Chat: The Network Access Protection (NAP) Server

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Network Policy Server (NPS) in Longhorn Server, formerly known as IAS, is the heart of Network Access Protection (NAP). NPS is the Microsoft implementation of a Remote Authentication Dial-in User Service (RADIUS) server. Besides acting as policy evaluation platform, it can be used to perform central connection authentication, authorization and accounting for many network access.


This web-chat will help discover the central role that NPS plays in various enterprise networking scenarios that will be enabled by Longhorn Server release. If you have any questions about NPS, like how to configure health policies for NAP, perform authentications (like EAP) for network access or develop authentication / authorization extensions for NPS - please come and talk with experts from our NPS engineering team.


April 10, 2007
11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. (Redmond - Pacific Standard Time)


Join the chat room on the day of the chat:

  • I just noticed the Network Policy Server (NPS) guys are hosting an online Chat on April 10th. This is

  • The Short NAP is a quick list of NAP and Server/Domain Isolation links from around the web. Here are

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