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Exam Ref 70-417: Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012 R2 by J.C. Mackin

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Chapter 7. Configure a network policy server infrastructure

Network Access Protection (NAP), as you know, is a Windows Server technology that enforces health requirements on client computers as they attempt to connect to a company network. These health requirements can relate to the status of software updates, of anti-virus protection, of host firewall status, or of spyware protection. NAP was first introduced in Windows Server 2008.

In a move that surprised many, Microsoft announced with the release of Windows Server 2012 R2 that NAP has been officially deprecated (set on a path to obsolescence). Some improved alternative to NAP might very well appear in a future version of Windows Server, but for now, you still have to deal with NAP on the ...

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