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  • Hi,

    Can I implement RADIUS Server without configuring NAP Policies 

    Thanks 

    Monday, April 6, 2015 12:24 PM

Answers

  • Hi,

    As Windows Server system, we should configure a server running NPS to act as a RADIUS server, a RADIUS proxy, or both.

    NPS provides three different types of policies: connection request policies, network policies, health policies. As a simplest RADIUS deployment, it may be not necessary to manually add policies, as some policies are added by default(such as connection request policies). It all depends on your deployment and requirement whether configure NAP Policies or not.

    If you want to configures RADIUS proxy, manually edit the connection request policy to forward authentication message is necessary. Besides, for NAP VPN or 802.1x, PEAP authentication in connection request policy is necessary to be configured.

    Some examples about RADIUS configuration, just for your reference:

    Remote Access Deployment – Part 3: Configuring RADIUS Server for remote access
    http://blogs.technet.com/b/rrasblog/archive/2009/03/25/remote-access-deployment-part-3-configuring-radius-server-for-remote-access.aspx

    Checklist: Configure NPS for Secure Wireless Access
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc771696.aspx

    Best Regards,
    Eve Wang 

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    Tuesday, April 7, 2015 2:54 AM