The Cable Guy article for August 2010, titled "Templates and Accounting Improvements for Network Policy Server (NPS) in Windows Server 2008 R2,” is now available. This article describes the new templates feature and the enhancements to accounting in the NPS service in Windows Server 2008 R2. NPS is Microsoft's Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS) server and proxy, providing authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA) of network access request and acting as a Network Access Protection (NAP) health policy server.

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Joe Davies
Principal Technical Writer
Windows Server