Deploying 802.1X Enforcement

The deployment of 802.1X enforcement consists of the following tasks:

  • Configuring Active Directory

  • Configuring a PEAP-based authentication method

  • Configuring 802.1X access points

  • Configuring remediation servers on the restricted network

  • Configuring NAP health policy servers

  • Configuring NAP clients

Configuring Active Directory

For Active Directory, you can optionally configure a security group for exempted computers.

To Create a NAP Exemption Security Group

  1. In the console tree of the Active Directory Users and Computers snap-in, right-click your domain name, point to New, and then click Group.

  2. In the Group Name box, type the name (such as NAP Exemptions), and then click OK.

Using the Active Directory Users And Computers snap-in, ...

Get Windows Server® 2008 Networking and Network Access Protection (NAP) now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.