Network Access Protection in Configuration Manager

Applies To: System Center Configuration Manager 2007, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2

The Configuration Manager 2007 Network Access Protection (NAP) feature provides a set of tools and resources that can enforce compliance of software updates on client computers to help protect the integrity of your enterprise network. Click the associated link in the following section for detailed information about planning, configuring, managing, monitoring, and troubleshooting Network Access Protection.

In This Section

  • Overview of Network Access Protection
    Provides an overview of the Network Access Protection feature, with supporting conceptual topics that explain related processes and terminology.

    This section also contains the administrator checklist and workflow for deploying Network Access Protection with Configuration Manager.

  • Configuring Network Access Protection
    Provides configuration information for deploying Network Access Protection in Configuration Manager.

    This section includes provisioning Active Directory Domain Services, ensuring that computers can support Network Access Protection, configuring the Network Access Protection client agent, and configuring the System Health Validator point.

  • Tasks for Network Access Protection
    Provides a set of tasks to perform Network Access Protection objectives, including how to create Configuration Manager NAP policies, how to monitor Network Access Protection, and how to verify components related to Network Access Protection.

See Also

Other Resources

Software Updates in Configuration Manager

For additional information, see Configuration Manager 2007 Information and Support.
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